slander of title

Legal Definition of slander of title

: a false and malicious written or spoken public statement disparaging a person's title to property that causes harm for which special damages may be awarded

called also defamation of title, disparagement of property, disparagement of title

— compare defamation, disparagement sense 1

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“Slander of title.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/slander%20of%20title. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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