Can I put a sign in my yard or street

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Can I put a sign in my yard or street

Can you put a sign in your yard or
street saying keep close eye on
children a
Pedifile lives on this street, if one
does?

Asked on December 8, 2017 under Personal Injury, Texas

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

1) You can place signs if your local municipality allows signs in your yard, etc.--some municipalities (like mine, for example) do not allow residents to put up any signs, or limit the kinds of signs that can be emplaced (e.g. to "for sale" or "for rent" signs), and such restrictions are legal.
2) Be aware that if you put out any information that can identified to a specific person, IF that information is in any way untrue, you will have committed defamation and could be sued--possibly for a great deal of money.


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