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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XLV
Chapter 770
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F.S. 770.01
770.01 Notice condition precedent to action or prosecution for libel or slander.Before any civil action is brought for publication or broadcast, in a newspaper, periodical, or other medium, of a libel or slander, the plaintiff shall, at least 5 days before instituting such action, serve notice in writing on the defendant, specifying the article or broadcast and the statements therein which he or she alleges to be false and defamatory.
History.s. 1, ch. 16070, 1933; CGL 1936 Supp. 7064(1); s. 1, ch. 76-123; s. 1178, ch. 97-102.