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I was wondering if I can get some advice on slander and
I was wondering if I can get some advice on slander and defamation? … read more
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I'm wanting to understand what my options are for a
I'm wanting to understand what my options are for a defamation case for my work, in that following infidelity, can my wife send text messages, emails etc that would tarnish my professional career? are… read more
Leon
Leon
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I am a committee member for a body corporate. Our caretaker
I am a committee member for a body corporate. Our caretaker has sued the Body Corporate (owners) jointly and severally including the 7 committee members for defamation. The chairman I suspect will be … read more
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It is about defamation. NSW. None i am just concerned that i
the person i wrote to is technically NOT a third party - they are employed by the small company i identified in my statement. ALSO - the statement was in a private FB message and NOT published in any public space… read more
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We are being pursued through the Magistrates Court by
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Leon
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My question is a simple one related to defamation. On a
My question is a simple one related to defamation. On a defamation apology does it need to state that it is "pursuant to the defamation act -section 20" to make sure it is covered by section 20 or is … read more
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Patrick H.
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I want to know if I can sue someone/business assassination?
I want to know if I can sue someone/business for character assassination? I know there is a defamation law but want to sue under character assassination as appose to defamation. I also want to know of… read more
Leon
Leon
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I am a contractor and a former employer has sent out an
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I recently received hard-copy evidence of malicious, slanderous
I recently received hard-copy evidence of malicious, slanderous and untrue information that was sent by the MD of a company (C1) that I founded 20 years ago to a high profile engineering company (C2) … read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
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I have just started a successful Family Day Care business and
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Leon
Leon
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Hello there, I have a serious issue with someone using facebook
Hello there, I have a serious issue with someone using facebook to air dirty family laundry on facebook. Is this conduct acceptable and Can i proceed to stop him from doing this ?… read more
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Patrick H.
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Hi, I have a question about being sued for defamation. I
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Patrick H.
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Recently one of my manager circulated and email around employees
Recently one of my manager circulated and email around employees in the company about me while I was away in Asia. The email which I found very degrading and humiliating, basically insinuated that I g… read more
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Hi, My Name isXXXXX am a co-owner of a Graphics Design
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I am due to do a abc tv interview going to air this Fri, the interview is to be held on my propery this mon afternoon, I will airing my grievances against a property developer and his selling agent th… read more
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Hello. I have a problem with a person spreading lies about me, calling me a child mo
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My work has undertaken a so called independent investigation of my Character after my step father told his work I threatened him with violence. the investigation found that this was unfounded. after t… read more
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