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I have someone spreading gossip that I molested a child. what

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I have someone spreading gossip that I molested a child. what is needed to bring a case of slander/ malicious falsehood? how many witnesses are required?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for your question. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

Is this person in work and do they have assets?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


yes they are in work, and they do have assets


Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
To how many people have they said this to your knowledge?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

To my knowledge based on experience of peoples reactions to me I know this person has told several individuals or even work groups. It has made it into my work place on a building site which was uncomfortable. I am starting to ask people to confirm what this individual is saying, although that is proving difficult I hope to find someone. How many witnesses do I need to make a case?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
There's no simple answer really.

How many will go to court and are they independent