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Connecticut Supreme Court grants emergency appeal on gag order in Fotis Dulos case

Connecticut Supreme Court grants emergency appeal on gag order in Fotis Dulos case

- Hartford Courant
The state Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Fotis Dulos to have a gag order imposed by a Stamford judge revoked because it hinders his ability to fight allegations that he had something to do with the disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer Farber Dulos.
Chief Justice Richard Robinson granted attorney Norm Pattis’ application to have the state’s highest court review the gag order put in place on Sept. 12 by Judge John Blawie. Pattis must now file a legal brief by Oct....

Jennifer Dulos’ estranged hubby claims she had ‘serious psychological problems’

Jennifer Dulos’ estranged hubby claims she had ‘serious psychological problems’

- New York Post
Fotis Dulos claims in a new interview his wife, missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, had “serious psychological problems” that contributed to their marriage falling apart — and became “a hermit.”
The Greek real-estate developer — who has been charged in connection with Jennifer’s disappearance — told Athens website Proto Thema their relationship began breaking down in 2010.
“Jennifer gradually began to take me out of her...

Fotis Dulos speaks to Greek newspaper, lawyer says he did not violate gag order

Fotis Dulos speaks to Greek newspaper, lawyer says he did not violate gag order

- Fox 61
The estranged husband of missing mother Jennifer Dulos has given an interview to a Greek outlet. That’s despite a judge barring Dulos, his attorneys, and the prosecution from speaking publicly about the case.
The popular weekly Greek newspaper, Proto Thema published the interview online last week.
In the interview, Fotis discussed the crumbling of his marriage and how Jennifer handled his request for a divorce.
“We decided to break up our marriage amicably,”...

Hartford Courant challenging gag order in criminal case against Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Farber Dulos

Hartford Courant challenging gag order in criminal case against Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Farber Dulos

- Hartford Courant
The Hartford Courant has asked the state’s highest court to hear an appeal of the gag order issued by a Superior Court judge in the criminal case against Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Farber Dulos, arguing that it exceeds the court’s authority and amounts to prior restraint of free speech.
The filing on behalf the Courant comes a week after Dulos’ attorney, Norm Pattis, asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to lift a Sept. 12 gag...

On New Canaan mother Jennifer Farber Dulos’ 51st birthday, friends and family reflect on their loss

On New Canaan mother Jennifer Farber Dulos’ 51st birthday, friends and family reflect on their loss

- Hartford Courant
For Jennifer Farber Dulos and her closest friends, her birthday every Sept. 27 was as much a milestone that marked the end of the hectic first month of school with their children settling into another year as it was a birthday celebration.
Friends said Farber Dulos spent much more time planning birthday parties for her five children, including two sets of twins, than she ever did planning for her own. For her 50th birthday last year, there was no big party — she celebrated as she...

Michelle Troconis, girlfriend of Fotis Dulos, refuses to answer all questions in deposition; Attorney asks judge to compel her to talk

Michelle Troconis, girlfriend of Fotis Dulos, refuses to answer all questions in deposition; Attorney asks judge to compel her to talk

- Hartford Courant
Michelle Troconis refused to answer questions this week about the finances of her boyfriend, Fotis Dulos, and his homebuilding company Fore Group Inc. during a deposition Wednesday in a lawsuit over outstanding loans, an attorney representing Dulos’ former in-laws wrote in a motion asking a judge to compel Troconis to talk.
Attorney Richard Weinstein sought to question Troconis, 45, Wednesday on her knowledge about Dulos’ company, Fore Group Inc., in a civil matter that...

Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of missing mother Jennifer Farber Dulos, asks Connecticut’s highest court to lift gag order barring public comments from lawyers, police, witnesses

Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of missing mother Jennifer Farber Dulos, asks Connecticut’s highest court to lift gag order barring public comments from lawyers, police, witnesses

- Hartford Courant
The attorney for Fotis Dulos asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn a Superior Court judge’s “unprecedented gag order” that silences lawyers, police and even potential witnesses in his criminal case, saying it unfairly hamstrings his attempt to defend Dulos against almost daily accusations that he murdered his estranged wife.
In a brief filed Wednesday, Norm Pattis said the state has been allowed to use two arrest warrant affidavits charging Dulos with...

Jennifer Dulos case: Pattis asks Supreme Court to lift gag order

Jennifer Dulos case: Pattis asks Supreme Court to lift gag order

- Stamford Advocate
The attorney representing Fotis Dulos in the criminal case connected with his estranged wife’s disappearance is asking the state Supreme Court to consider his appeal of a gag order imposed by the judge overseeing the proceedings.
Attorney Norm Pattis contends in a 12-page brief filed Wednesday with the state's highest court that his client's First Amendment rights to free speech are being impeded by the gag order, leaving him defenseless against police leaks and the intense media...

This Isn’t ‘ESPN’: Judge Argues with Confrontational Fotis Dulos Attorney at Arraignment

This Isn’t ‘ESPN’: Judge Argues with Confrontational Fotis Dulos Attorney at Arraignment

- Law & Crime
The attorney for Connecticut man Fotis Dulos argued with the judge Thursday during the arraignment for another tampering with evidence charge in the disappearance of the defendant’s estranged wife Jennifer Farber Dulos. Attorney Norm Pattis started attacking the state’s case, but the judge cut him off.
“This business of seriatum arrests–” Pattis said.
“Counsel, this is not the time for the closing arguments,” said the...

Fotis Dulos' Legal Team Requests Jennifer Dulos' Medical Records

Fotis Dulos' Legal Team Requests Jennifer Dulos' Medical Records

Jennifer Dulos has been missing since May 24. She was in the midst of a divorce and custody battle with her estranged husband Fotis Dulos at the time of her disappearance, and he is facing charges in the case.

- NBC Connecticut
The legal team for Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos, has filed a motion requesting access to Jennifer’s medical records.
Jennifer Dulos has been missing since May 24. She was in the midst of a divorce and custody battle with Fotis at the time of her disappearance. Fotis and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, are facing charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution in the case.
Read the Fotis Dulos Arrest Affidavit In...

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