Elkhart, IN asked in Libel & Slander for Indiana

Q: An individual starts rumors around town that you have individual living your house with psychosexual disorder what do?

These are indeed rumors and there are no basis or factual data supporting claim and it is ruining the reputation of the whole family.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. An attorney who handles defamation cases could review your matter to determine whether your situation satisfies the legal elements of libel or slander in terms of publication, falsity, and damages. But you should keep in mind that these types of cases are not generally handled like accident cases on a contingency basis. That means you would pay legal fees to proceed with such a case, win or lose. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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