ACT Act Defamation claim

Discussion in 'Defamation Law Forum' started by Jenna, 2 November 2018.

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  1. Jenna

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    How long does it take after I speak to a lawyer to start a defamation claim against a person, I have proof of the defamation
     
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    Depends on the lawyer and whether they feel additional evidence is needed. They'll be able to send a cease and desist letter quite quickly, say 7-14 days.

    As a general rule you have 12 months from date of publication in which to file a claim.
     
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