EXCLUSIVE: Lawsuits Filed Against Erika Girardi Expected to ‘Fail’

On August 31, 2022, a California courtroom discovered that there was no proof of any wrongdoing by “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Erika Girardi in regard to a $5 million lawsuit that was filed by Philip R. Sheldon and Robert P. Finn in 2020.

“Having no actual arguments or proof to help their claims, Plaintiffs try and distract
the Court with advert hominem assaults on Erika Girardi (‘Ms. Girardi’) and a laundry-list of
irrelevant allegations that don’t have anything to do with the underlying Motion for Summary Judgment
(the ‘Motion’ or ‘MSJ’). Plaintiffs waste 14 pages of their opposition spouting unrelated information
that don’t refute the undisputed incontrovertible fact that Ms. Girardi had nothing to do with the alleged ‘scheme,'” courtroom paperwork submitted by Girardi’s lawyer learn.

The decide overseeing the case dominated in favor of the defendant and Girardi’s rep despatched Heavy a press release from her lawyer following the ruling.

Here’s what you should know:

Girardi’s Lawyer Strongly Feels That Other Lawsuits Against His Client Will ‘Fail’

As the authorized issues transfer ahead, Girardi is not utterly out of the woods. However, primarily based on how issues went on this particular case, her lawyer feels fairly strongly that the opposite lawsuits will play out equally.

“The ruling is essential as a result of it’s the first time {that a} Court of regulation has checked out ALL the supposed proof towards Erika, and the Court present in Erika’s favor. In Sheldon, the opposition papers and ‘proof’ have been submitted for plaintiffs by Ronald Richards and different attorneys, who compiled every bit of gossip or different purported proof or innuendo that they might discover. Nonetheless, as a result of it’s the reality, the Court concluded that there’s NO EVIDENCE of any information on Erika’s a part of any wrongdoing by Tom Girardi or Girardi Keese, and NO EVIDENCE of Erika’s participation in any wrongdoing. We are gratified that primarily based on a overview of precise proof by a courtroom of regulation, Erika has been exonerated,” Evan C. Borges, Partner of Greenberg Gross LLP, mentioned in a press release despatched to Heavy.

“We count on that different ‘aiding and abetting’ lawsuits towards Erika, which accuse her of taking part in some form of ‘fraud,’ will fail for a similar purpose – they’re opposite to the reality and primarily based on no actual proof,” the assertion continued.

The Judge Said That the Evidence Brought Forth by the Plaintiff Was ‘Irrelevant’

At the listening to, the decide mentioned that not one of the proof provided to the courtroom proved that Girardi had something to do with “aiding and abetting” her husband’s regulation agency or its alleged wrongdoings.

The decide referred to as the proof “irrelevant” and concluded that regardless of Girardi’s extravagant way of life, her actions and/or hobbies don’t show that she had any involvement in any wrongdoings related together with her ex-husband, in line with Page Six.

“The Court finds that there isn’t a triable subject of fabric truth as to Ms Girardi having ‘precise information’ of plaintiffs claims of the existence of a fiduciary responsibility between plaintiffs and [Girardi and Girardi & Keese]. The Court, subsequently, grants abstract judgement in favor of defendant Erika Girardi,” the courtroom docs learn.


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