Erika Jayne’s lawyers rejoin her bankruptcy case two days after dropping her
It was quick.
Lawyers for Erika Jayne filed legal documents Thursday to remain her lawyer – just two days after asking a judge to sign their exit, according to court documents obtained by Page Six on Friday.
This is a particular reversal for Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, which had filed documents on Tuesday for to retire from the star’s portrayal of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”, 49, in the Chapter 7 bankruptcy case of her ex-husband Tom Girardi.
News of the lawyers’ initial filing came just hours after Hulu has dropped its documentary “The Housewife and the Hustler”, which covered the couple’s ongoing divorce and Girardi’s legal drama.
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At the time, the law firm claimed that “the relationship of trust that is essential to the proper functioning of an attorney-client relationship has broken down and, according to the lawyer’s good faith assessment, the relationship is irreparable “.
It’s unclear how Jayne and Dinsmore & Shohl have since mended their relationship – or what Bravolebrity knew about Girardi, 82, who allegedly stole money from his clients. She claimed that she had no knowledge of her activities before her divorce petition from November 2020.
The ABC-produced documentary pointed out that Jayne was listed as secretary of one of Girardi’s LLCs and that money had been transferred to his company, EJ Global.
Sunny Hostin, who appeared in the film, reported that the reality TV star claimed that many of her luxury items were “gifts for her” from Girardi, making them “separate properties” when they were released. divorced.
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Law360 features reporter Brandon Lowrey, meanwhile, commented in the documentary, “[Tom and Erika are] together in this bankruptcy proceeding. A lot of these debts that they have in bankruptcy proceedings, [they] must together, maybe. It’s going to be hard for her to say that she didn’t know something was going on. “
The “How Many F – ks” singer has not been officially charged with any crime for which she would need to be represented. However, she and Girardi have been accused of embezzling settlement funds meant to help victims of Lion Air flight 610 during their divorce.
A trial in December filed by Edelson PC, a class action firm representing victims, alleged, “While Erika publicly filed for divorce… on debts from Tom and his law firm GK.”
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Jayne previously denied knowledge of Girardi’s alleged crimes, stating in the “RHOBH” Season 11 trailer that “no one knows the answer except him”.
The divorce case is ongoing as Girardi was forced into involuntary bankruptcy and this case is still ongoing.