"Complaint for Defamation of Character"

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NO. _________________________
PETITIONER(S):
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DEFENDANT(S):
{COUNTY, STATE}
COMPLAINT FOR DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER
I, the Petitioner, residing at
have been employed at
for
years, and during
that time have maintained a good reputation in regards to
It is my belief, based on the information available to me, that the Defendant(s) listed above was/were
agents or codefendants of the agents that produced the alleged defamatory statements against me. I
believe the Defendant(s) was/were of sound mind at the time and malicious in intent. They therefore
unlawfully caused me injuries and damages for which I seek reparations.
On
, the Defendant(s) published/said
My name was explicitly mentioned throughout the libelous/slanderous material and therefore clearly
understood by readers/audience members.
The following aspects of the material are explicitly false:
In a proximate result of the aforementioned defamation, I have suffered loss, recrimination, injury,
suffering and damages in the following ways:
I seek punitive damages, compensatory damages according to proof, the cost of the lawsuit and whatever
else the court sees just and fit to award.
I seek payment in the amount of
PETITIONER SIGNATURE
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
day of
20
(Notary Public),
County.
My commission expires
20
NO. _________________________
PETITIONER(S):
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DEFENDANT(S):
{COUNTY, STATE}
COMPLAINT FOR DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER
I, the Petitioner, residing at
have been employed at
for
years, and during
that time have maintained a good reputation in regards to
It is my belief, based on the information available to me, that the Defendant(s) listed above was/were
agents or codefendants of the agents that produced the alleged defamatory statements against me. I
believe the Defendant(s) was/were of sound mind at the time and malicious in intent. They therefore
unlawfully caused me injuries and damages for which I seek reparations.
On
, the Defendant(s) published/said
My name was explicitly mentioned throughout the libelous/slanderous material and therefore clearly
understood by readers/audience members.
The following aspects of the material are explicitly false:
In a proximate result of the aforementioned defamation, I have suffered loss, recrimination, injury,
suffering and damages in the following ways:
I seek punitive damages, compensatory damages according to proof, the cost of the lawsuit and whatever
else the court sees just and fit to award.
I seek payment in the amount of
PETITIONER SIGNATURE
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
day of
20
(Notary Public),
County.
My commission expires
20