Thomas Girardi is breaking his silence for the primary time in months and it’s to say he isn’t in settlement together with his present conservatorship.
As Erika Jayne confirmed their divorce for the primary time on The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills on Wednesday night time, the once-famed legal professional attended a digital court docket listening to, the place he spoke of plans to place an finish to the conservatorship that put his brother, Robert Girardi, answerable for his property and funds.
“Clearly, I disagree with the conservatorship altogether,” Thomas instructed a decide, as reported by Us Weekly.
“I feel that we must always put collectively the the explanation why the conservatorship ought to be dissolved, after which we’ll handle it, handle the court docket,” he continued. “Proper now, I’ve nothing to say to the court docket.”
In November of final 12 months, after Erika filed for divorce, the estranged couple had been hit with a number of lawsuits, one in every of which accused them of embezzling $2 million from widows and orphans of aircraft crash victims.
Amid the authorized drama, one in every of Thomas’ attorneys confirmed he had been hospitalized with a “severe sickness” in December 2020. Then, months later, it was revealed that Thomas had been recognized with late-onset Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Whereas Thomas tried to place an finish to his brother’s management over his property on Wednesday, the decide assigned to his case dominated in opposition to Thomas and selected to maintain his brother answerable for his well being, healthcare, every day dealings, property, and funds.
All through the eleventh season of RHOBH, Erika maintained that she “didn’t” have any warning in regard to the numerous lawsuits introduced in opposition to herself and her estranged husband and in addition mentioned she meant to stay married to Thomas till the day he died.
“Erika was fully unaware of the very severe allegations that had been being made in opposition to Tom in court docket,” a supply instructed Us Weekly in December 2020. “Tom all the time dealt with the entire funds and that was how they dealt with issues. Erika feels betrayed by Tom as a result of she fully trusted him.”
Information of Thomas’ first post-conservatorship statements come simply days after a decide dominated that legal professional Ronald Richards could be allowed to analyze potential transfers Thomas made to Erika in an effort to cover his property from his many collectors and different debtors.
The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills season 11 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.