Injunction for breach of privacy
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Can you get an injunction for breach of privacy
Yes. You can get an injunction for breach of privacy fairly quickly and even without a trial.
Anyone who either is subject to the breach of privacy or any other misuse of their private information can apply for an injunction to prevent the infringement of their privacy.
In relation to someone who has already breached your privacy, you may apply for an injunction for breach of privacy to stop further publication of the private information. Everyone is entitled to a right to private life, even if the private information that is being shared is unpleasant or even harmful.
Regardless of whether the information shared is true or false, the reasonable expectation to privacy exists in nearly all instances of intimate relationships. When the shared private information is false, the victim might also have a claim under defamation of character in addition to a claim for breach of privacy.
In some cases, we can apply for an injunction for breach of privacy within hours of being instructed by you. In other cases, it might make take a day or two to prepare the injunction application, to ensure the highest likelihood of success of the application.
Whenever there is a significant breach of privacy and/or breach of personal data, you may be granted a privacy injunction, from the outset and without a trial. This is helpful if you are either trying to prevent the misuse of private information, or where the misuse of the private information or the breach of personal data that has already occurred, is still limited in scope. Note that breach of privacy often involves offline or online harassment, either with the actual publication of the private information or, more often, with the threat to publish the private information. Cases of internet blackmail often constitute both, breach of privacy and harassment.