VIC Defamation of character

Discussion in 'Defamation Law Forum' started by Fredrick, 9 August 2019.

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  1. Fredrick

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    5 yrs ago I jus got bk from S.A I did a year straight no drugs or alcohol . Then I accused of of a terrible crime .I was automatically judged put on tv national I got a lawyer and wasn't charged . 5 yrs later police paid me visit apologiesed and said they got it wrong . The mental stress anxiety and worse my character or profile damaged.
     
  2. Rod

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    5 years is too long ago for legal claim of defamation, it is outside the statute of limitations.

    You may have other causes of action but you need to see a lawyer. There's a very high hurdle to jump before you would be entitled to anything.
     
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