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Slander Of Title

slander of title

:a false and malicious written or spoken public statement disparaging a person's title to property that causes harm for which special damages may be awarded [damages for the filing of a fraudulent lien and for slander of title "M & P Concrete Prods. v. Woods, 590 So. 2d 429 (1991)"] called also defamation of title disparagement of property disparagement of title compare defamation, disparagement



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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