In Alabama, if someone knowingly makes false statements about another person that injures their reputation, it might be grounds for a defamation lawsuit. Defamation can either be spoken (slander) or written (libel). If your ex-husband made false allegations against you to others or in paperwork,...View More
We have a child custody case to which we created a GoFundMe to help with the attorney fees. It hasn't garnered much money but everything helps as this has gone on for almost 5 years. The spouse of the mother of the children has filed a lawsuit against me and my son for defamation for stating... View More
Unfortunately, you will probably not be able to have the lawsuit dismissed immediately.
The individual claiming defamation does not have to be specifically identified by name in order to have a defamation claim. Whether this person has a colorable claim for defamation depends, at least in...View More
I was in a medically induced coma because of Covid 19 and I came out of the coma. I fell from the bed on the floor and my heart stopped and they brought me back several times & I sustained a hypoxic brain injury. & was reintubated. I have my official medical records and I signed a contract... View More
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Don't lose further time awaiting a reply here. This isn't an attorney referral service, so there's no point awaiting a reply regarding possible representation. With a looming statute of limitations,...View More
In Alabama, the statute of limitations for defamation is generally two years from the date the statement was made. To begin the process, typically you would start by filing a complaint in the appropriate court.
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You could reach out to attorneys in your area who handle defamation cases. As a GENERAL matter, these types of cases are not usually handled on a contingency basis like a car accident - which means that regardless of...View More
Hello. No, there is nothing you can do to stop support based on what you have said. That being said, your son does not get to make this decision until he is 19. You do have a right to see him and you can enforce that right through the court system. Thank you for the question.
The lady lives at the end of my road. Every time she comes by she is speeding way over the 25mh speed limit. I still haven't found my dog to know if hes hurt or dead. This lady came back am hour after running my dog over wanting money. I think if my dog is hurt or dead she should pay me for... View More
Helpful information can be found on the county website, division of animal control. The website states: Animals are not permitted to run at large in Marshall County pursuant to state law. (Code of Alabama, Section 3-1-5).
They also may be able to assist you in locating your...View More
The Landlord sold property out from under me,&had said that I could buy the property & home ,having first choice of buying. The Landlord has made things inhabitable&unsanitary by cutting off the water. I dont know if property has sold or not, because Landlord has lied & mislead me... View More
The standard drill would be for me to tell you to hire a lawyer but I can tell you can't afford one. We do have legal aid in some counties in Alabama, but with your response due tomorrow (well, today, now - Tuesday) you don't have time to go to them to see if you qualify....View More
Nothing. Nothing means NOTHING. Don't talk to law enforcement about it. Don't talk to your employer about it. If either of them want to discuss it with you, politely reply that you will be happy to discuss it with them IF, and only if, your lawyer can be present, Then go hire a layer...View More
My husband was in a lengthy custody battle which was resolved August 2015. His daughter's birth mother has now opened a campaign on a crowdfunding site making false accusations and statements about my husband in order to get donations for her to hire a lawyer. We have legal documents and... View More
Further to my answer to your other post, your husbands attorney could write to the crowdfunding site suggesting that they are abetting a libel, why that is so, which they may want to know as crowdfunders try to avoid being dragged into being part of a misrepresentation.
My husband recently went through a lengthy custody battle which was resolved August 2015 where court granted him full legal and physical custody of his daughter. Recently, the birth mother started a crowd funding campaign to raise money to fight for custody. However, she is making false accusations... View More
I filed a police report and she has been charged with domestic assault. The same night she kicked my 2 girls, ages 19 months and 5 years old out of the house with nowhere to go. I had to miss work for 4 days because she changed the locks and would not let us get any clothes, personal effects,... View More
The short answer is maybe, but the wise answer is that it is not worth the trouble. You have got to get into Court with all of this and get custody of the children (I am assuming the children are not yours alone, but yours and hers) If you had gotten into Court immediately on this you would be in...View More
You prove it with evidence, testimony in court. You don't give any facts here, so I can't tell if you are talking about defamation through a spoken word only (common law slander), or through some writing (common law libel). If you are using the terms precisely, then you would have to be...View More
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