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Section 2727.02 | Causes for an injunction.

A temporary order may be granted restraining an act when it appears by the petition that the plaintiff is entitled to the relief demanded, and such relief, or any part of it, consists in restraining the commission or continuance of such act, the commission or continuance of which, during the litigation, would produce great or irreparable injury to the plaintiff, or when, during the litigation, it appears that the defendant is doing, threatens or is about to do, or is procuring or permitting to be done, such act in violation of the plaintiff's rights respecting the subject of the action, and tending to render the judgment ineffectual.

Section 2727.03 | Courts authorized to grant injunctions.

At the beginning of an action, or any time before judgment, an injunction may be granted by the supreme court or a judge thereof, the court of appeals or a judge thereof in his district, the court of common pleas or a judge thereof in his county, or the probate court, in causes pending therein, when it appears to the court or judge by affidavit of the plaintiff, or his agent, that the plaintiff is entitled to an injunction.

On like grounds and proof, the probate judge may grant injunctions in actions pending in either the court of common pleas or court of appeals of his county, in the absence therefrom of the judges of such courts.

Section 2727.05 | Injunction may be granted in cases of appeal.

When an injunction has been allowed and during the pendency of the action in the court of common pleas has been vacated, either by a judge thereof in vacation or by the court previous to the trial of the action, and after such trial an appeal is taken from the judgment or final order of the court of common pleas to the court of appeals, an injunction may be granted before judgment or final order in the action, by the court of appeals in which it is pending or by a judge thereof, when it appears satisfactorily to such court or judge, by affidavit of the party seeking the injunction or his agent, that such party is entitled thereto. Upon like proof, an injunction also may be allowed by the supreme court or court of appeals, or by a judge of either, as a temporary remedy, during the pendency of a case on appeal in such courts.

Section 2727.11 | Enforcing an injunction or restraining order.

An injunction or restraining order granted by a judge may be enforced as the act of the court, and disobedience thereof may be punished by the court, or by a judge who granted it in vacation, as a contempt.

Section 2727.12 | Procedure if injunction or restraining order is disobeyed.

Upon being satisfied, by affidavit, of the breach of an injunction or restraining order, the court or judge who issued such injunction or order may issue an attachment against the guilty party who shall pay a fine of not more than two hundred dollars, for the use of the county, make immediate restitution to the party injured, and give further security to obey the injunction or restraining order. In default thereof, said party may be committed to close custody until he complies with such requirement, or is otherwise discharged.