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Is this defamation of character?

Answered 8 days ago by attorney Edward J. Dimon   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Libel, Slander and Defamation
The case would be expensive to investigate and to litigate. The key to success is preparation and demonstrating the standard of care required and the failure to meet that standard. Please call to discuss. Edward Dimon, Esq. 732-797-1600
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Hi Jennifer. I'll just make a couple of quick points since no one has responded yet. First, to answer your question most directly, the type of lawyer you need if someone is defaming your character is a lawyer with experience handling libel, slander, and defamation claims. You're already here on Lawyers.com, so you're in the right place. I also need to tell you, however, that if the source of the defamation is a "slanderous bill of particulars," your remedies are most likely limited to defending yourself in court and (hopefully) winning the case. Statements made in court proceedings are generally immune from defamation suits -- see https://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/2014/01/absolute-judicial-privilege-extends-outside-the-courtroom.html for a short article I wrote on this topic not long ago. So the type of lawyer you really should be looking for is one who specializes in the area of law upon which the bill of particulars is based. Best of luck to you.... Read More
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Employer is not obligated to protect your reputation. You can sue the co-worker for defamation BUT they are expensive cases and yo uwill pay legal fees up front in most instances. 
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I have no advice to give.
I have no advice to give.
Truth is a defense to libel and slander. However, you should avoid the cost of litigation. Wwe can help you. Please call. Ed Dimon, Esq. 732-797-1600
Truth is a defense to libel and slander. However, you should avoid the cost of litigation. Wwe can help you. Please call. Ed Dimon, Esq. 732-797-1600
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Nope. Its just a sign that you either need to address it directly with the pastor or find a new church. 
Nope. Its just a sign that you either need to address it directly with the pastor or find a new church. 
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Hi Shannon, It sounds like you may have several claims. Have you found an attorney to help with the issues you discussed?
Hi Shannon, It sounds like you may have several claims. Have you found an attorney to help with the issues you discussed?

Do you give legal advice?! I need help.

Answered a month ago by attorney Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Libel, Slander and Defamation
As a lawyer thats our primary function. Just not for free as you might imagine. We do handle social media defamation cases but they are hourly rate/retainer cases. 
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