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Civil lawsuit against Jeffs to go to court in 2009

Civil lawsuit against Jeffs to go to court in 2009

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(KSL News) A lawsuit filed against Warren Jeffs by a former follower will likely see the inside of a courtroom in 2009.

Elissa Wall has filed a personal injury suit against Jeffs, claiming her marriage at the age of 14 to an older cousin caused her irreparable harm.

Jeffs is currently serving prison time for criminal charges of rape as an accomplice for performing that marriage.

Wall has not specified damages sought in her lawsuit, though it is expected to be in the millions.

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