Greeneville, TN asked in Libel & Slander for Tennessee

Q: Can I sue for Libel and or defamation of character?

I am being defamed/slandered on social media by my exs wife. Not only has the posts defamed/slandered me it has caused tremendous depression, anxiety, and possibly hurt my reputation. I work for the Public and I rely on the public for business in my industry. I feel the defaming and slander is causing huge harm to my reputation, business, and mental health. What can I do?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You would be wise to consult with a defamation attorney local to you. But the answer is generally "yes" you can sue. But you have the burden of proof to prove any case you file.

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