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Cease and Desist (Defamation)

Cease and Desist (Defamation)

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Last updated December 2018
Last updated September 11, 2019
Suitable for All Australian states and territories
Suitable for All Australian states and territories

This Cease and Desist Letter is specifically designed for use in defamation of character claims, writing on behalf of a business or individual who has been the subject of defamation, slander or libel. Customisable and ready for use in under 5 minutes.

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This Cease and Desist Letter is specifically designed for use in defamation of character claims, writing on behalf of a business or individual who has been the subject of defamation, slander or libel. The letter’s purpose is to stop a party from continuing such activity to avoid legal action.

Use this Cease and Desist (Defamation) if:

  • You or your business are the subject of slander, libel or defamation
  • You believe your reputation has been damaged due to a defamatory attack from another party (online or offline)
  • Your business has received false negative reviews from another party

What does the Cease and Desist (Defamation) cover?

  • An overview of the conduct alerting the other party of your concerns;
  • A request to remove any malicious and defamatory content in the public forum;
  • A request for the other party to provide detail into where defamatory content may have been published, and to provide a written apology.

Other names for Cease and Desist (Defamation) include:

  • Defamation Letter
  • Defamation of Character Letter

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