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Can I Sue an Attorney For Slander in Court Proceedings?

I had a case, where attorney referred to me as litigation crazed, credit worthless and misinterpreting american dreams and american justice system and alleged extortion. We lost in trial. Appeal court reversed trial for attorney's alleged misconduct during trial of improper jury argument using terrorism, extortion, and citing criminal references in commercial dispute.I am to fi...

04/25/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Texas   |   #21902

How Do I Sue a Relative for Slander in California?

My husband, an American citizen, died on December 16, 2008 here in Switzerland. While he and his brother, a resident of California, had no contact anymore - due to a family dispute over the last will of their mother - my late husband's brother just recently found out about his brothers death. In January of this year I have been contacted by e-mail by him and his son. I ignored ...

04/24/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Nevada   |   #21897

Can I Sue for Defamation for a False Statement in a Police Report?

My wife on a domestic violence police report made a false statement by saying that I had used fraud to put my name on the house title. This police report got published and I can easily prove that she told a lie and had slandered me. Can I sue her for punitive damages for either libel or slander?

04/17/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Texas   |   #21820

How Do I Stop My Ex-Husband from Slandering me on the Internet?

What constitutes slander in Colorado? My ex husband is making slanderous and/or libelous statements about myself and himself in a public forum on the internet. What legal recourse do I have?

03/20/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Colorado   |   #21465

Do I Have Recourse Against False Allegations in a Custody Case?

My son and his ex are going through a nasty custody fight. His ex has made accusations in her affidavit about my wife encouraging drug use by our children. In a second filing she claimed that my wife and I sat at our kitchen table laughing about my kids being high on drugs and encouraging there use. She is using this to prevent us from seeing our grandson. It is all a lie. Do ...

03/12/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Massachusetts   |   #21378

How Do I Stop My Wife From Emailing My Boss?

What recourse do I have when my wife write my boss an email regarding our divorce?

02/13/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: California   |   #20940

What remedies are available when my attorney has made slanderous statements about me?

I have a lawyer that makes statements in front of others that I feel is slander to my reputation. Can you sue a lawyer for such acts? Can this lawyer be held accountable through the legal system also.

01/22/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Tennessee   |   #20558

Do I Have Recourse for False Statements Made in a Custody Mediation Hearing?

My son and his girlfriend have decided to separate. My son is seeking custody of their young son. His ex provided an affidavit to the court in which she has stated that my wife and I allowed our son and his sister to use drugs in our home. She has also accused my wife of providing quilted bags for hiding drugs. What she has stated is a blatant lie. Today in a court mediation sh...

01/12/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Massachusetts   |   #20412

What Can I Do About A Former Employer Giving Me a Bad Reference?

I worked for a fast food company for three years. This summer I was made manager. I am also a full time college student. My boss was texting me in school and harassing me to work more hours. I told her I couldn't and quit. So now she is giving me bad references for future jobs. What can I do?

11/21/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: New York   |   #19725

Can I Be Charged with Libel for Accusing Someone of Theft in a Letter to Their Employer?

I mailed a letter to my ex-boyfriends employer in March of this year. The letter informed his boss of stealing money from the company. Everything in the letter was true. Four months later my ex was laid off from his job. He has found out I did mail this letter to his employer. He told me yesterday he is filing a slander/libel suit against me. PLEASE HELP ME. I am worth over a m...

10/11/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Florida   |   #19034
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