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Can you sue in a Small Claims Court in Texas for Libel or Slander?

Fort Worth, TX |

A person and company I was dealing with on personal business made false statements via email to my employer after I refused to do business with them.

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I would say no. Small claims courts deal with actual monetary issues; someone suing for a specific damages up to a certain dollar figure. Your case would invoke a lawsuit seeking equitable damages. Your going to need an attorney to review your case and determine if you have a viable lawsuit. If you do it will almost certainly have to be filed in circuit, or superior court.


Small claims court is when damages don't exceed 10k, but amount varies by state.

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