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Evans v. Evans, D051144

In an action brought by a deputy sheriff against his former wife and former mother-in-law alleging, inter alia, harassment, defamation, and breach of privacy, a preliminary injunction enjoining defendants from publishing certain statements about plaintiff on the internet and also from contacting plaintiff's employer other than calling 911 to report criminal conduct is reversed and remanded where the preliminary injunction was overbroad, vague, and an unconstitutional prior restraint before trial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/12/2008
  • Published 05/12/2008


  • HALLER, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Linda A. Evans, in pro. per., for Defendant and Appellant., Harrison Patterson & O'Connor and Harry W. Harrison, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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