Legal Question in Civil Litigation in Texas

What are the requirements to file a demataion fo character lawsuit against a individual?

Asked on 6/15/10, 1:42 pm

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Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

There must be a defamatory statement made; it must be published; it must be FALSE; and it must cause damage to the victim's reputation.

If someone tells the world that you're a child molester, and you ARE a child molester, then it isn't libelous.

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Answered on 6/16/10, 6:14 am

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