Is there grounds for libel?

A 12 year old classmate of my daughter made a web page naming my daughter and a fellow student and insinuating untruths. I called the mother and she has since taken down the web page her daughter made. However, I have a picture of the web page on my phone and pasted a copy to a word document that I sent to the appropruate school officials. My daughter is very upset and we are also upset. I just want to know my options should this happen again. 

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Alasdair Taylor's Answer

Not all untruths are defamatory, even if they are upsetting. The question, in general, is whether they published statements could have a serious negative impact upon the reputation of the claimant. Without more detail, I obviously cannot comment upon whether this test is met in your case.

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