As we previously reported, RHONJ star Teresa Giudice is suing her former bankruptcy lawyer for malpractice. The Bravo star is claiming the attorney for her 11-month prison sentence and a new report reveals that the case is set to proceed.
Giudice claimed that her former attorney, James Kridel, was guilty of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and legal malpractice in his handling of her bankruptcy case six years ago.
In the lawsuit, the Teresa’s current lawyer Carlos Cuevas accused Kridel of making â€œmaterial errorsâ€ in his legal docs for Teresa’s case â€” not listing her job, income, and various auto and property assets, among other claims â€” before letting her sign them â€œunder penalty of perjury that the documents were accurate,” RadarOnline reports.
When the lawsuit was first filed last year, Kridel fired back at the Giudiceâ€™s, saying that Teresa â€œwent to jail because she committed crimesâ€ â€” by her own admission. â€œShe had about 2.5 hours of testimony before she went to jail where she took full responsibility for the crimes,â€ he said.
The case will proceed to the discovery phase, with a trial likely to take place in 18 months.
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