Jenni Rivera Univision Series Gets Green Light From Judge & Air Date Despite Estate's Lawsuit

Jenni Rivera in 2012
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Jenni Rivera attends a press conference in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Despite Jenni Rivera's family legal efforts to stop the television series Su verdadero nombre era Dolores -- Rivea's real name was Dolores -- from airing, the Univision telenovela will hit the small screen on Jan. 15. 

After a California judge rejected a proposed injunction from the late singer's estate that would have stopped the series from being broadcast, viewers will get to see the series about the chart-topping artist's life told from the point of view of her ex-business manager Pete Salgado, who was sued by Jenni Rivera Enterprises back in Sept. because they claimed he violated a non-disclosure agreement by sharing confidential information in the series.

Although the L.A. Superior Court judge Michael Raphael judge did green light the series after finding the production arises from free speech, he imposed certain restraints against Salgado. 

According to legal documents, Salgado is not allowed to use or disclose any information related to Rivera's business, financial or personal affairs. The TRO (temporary restraining order) will expire on Feb. 27, the date of a hearing on the order to show cause, which will determine if the order will remain in place.

Su verdadero nombre era Dolores won't be affected by Salgado's restraint. Check out the Spanish teaser for the series below: 


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