West Palm Beach, FL asked in Libel & Slander for Florida

Q: Can you sue a family member for defamation or do they have different rules?

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Cynthia Ariel Conlin
Cynthia Ariel Conlin
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You can file a lawsuit against anyone. The rules are the same. However, the outcome, the stress, and experience can be very different when the defendant is a family member. Often, lawsuits should be considered as a last result.

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