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0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: Can you file a slander case against your own mother. ?I have proof. She has intentionally lied and destroyed my life

She has admitted to this by text but only recently. I had no idea how far the women has gone until now.

I’m in Idaho Falls , Idaho

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Construction Law and Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: Can you appeal a civil court with or without prejudice if there is a counter claim from the defendent?
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answered on Dec 23, 2023

In Idaho, the ability to appeal a civil court decision depends on the specifics of the case and the nature of the judgment or order being appealed. An appeal can be filed whether the case was dismissed with or without prejudice. The distinction between with and without prejudice is significant: a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: several sites are posting my name information and charging for it shouldent i be getting a royalty and worse the lies

there are several sites that have my name on them and they collect money for information shouldent i have a say in this or get part of the royalties on this. Im pretty popular on facebook and there are cites with my name telling lies that fuel the sites that are charging money which makes me loose... View More

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answered on Nov 12, 2023

If websites are publishing false information about you, this may constitute defamation, especially if it causes harm to your reputation or financial loss. In the United States, defamation laws vary by state, but generally, for a statement to be defamatory, it must be false and have been made to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: I have an ex who discovered a personal situation I’m in. I have a minor std. and he posted it all over his social media.

He’s telling hundreds of people and it’s causing immense amounts of chaos. I’ve tried speaking to him and his friends about just Atleast taking the posts down. He refuses. I’ve also reported his accounts. Is there anything I can do?

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Jul 26, 2022

There are recognized, "bad stuff" you can tell about another person, and have hell to pay for doing so; disparaging a female's "chaste character" is actionable (our society still imputes chastity to females) as liable, broadly defined as both spoken "slander," or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Libel & Slander and Medical Malpractice for Idaho on
Q: I would like to file a complaint against a judge

I believe my rights were violated judge would not take evidence into consideration

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Sep 23, 2020

Without knowing a few things it would be difficult to give you proper guidance. I would like to know 1) what the evidence was that you tried to get in; 2) what the objection was to it's admission? 3) what point was the evidence sought to be introduced? Did the case make it to trial? Was... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: I am asking for direction with a lawsuit that involves my ex employer.

Hi, my name is Lisa. I am looking for some direction on discrimination and harassment, defamation of character. My last employer is showing my employee file to other people and I also have a doctors letter in it. Is this a HIPPA violation. I have record of all the harassment when I was... View More

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Jun 21, 2020

Employment law, even in a “right to work” state like Idaho states that an employer can create a “hostile work environment” by many different ways, including this one. Idaho also has a statute that holds employers liable for violating your right to privacy by disclosing confidential records... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for Idaho on
Q: I was arrested June of 2017, in return for some charges dropped I agreed to be a confidential informant, I helped arret

7-8 individuals, I testified in court and the local paper put me in as the confidential informant, I left town , had threats , my name smeared in social media, can I sue the newspaper company, cause im struggling, dealing with anxiety

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Dec 23, 2018

Nope. Your conviction, your testimony etc. are public record. The trial itself is public record. If the newspaper promised you that they would keep your name out of their paper and did not, then you have an action for breach of contract against the newspaper. Did social media publish anything... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: I live in Idaho, if someone is repeatedly spreading lies and slandering me over a year period to several different peopl

Just recently it happened to be the father of the child I babysit for she was saying I'm a con artist and that's all I do is con people out of money and that I'm on welfare etc. The list goes on. She has absolutely no merrit for this and is simply completely untrue. I've... View More

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 26, 2015

Then go see a local attorney about this.

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