As Erika Jayne confirmed their divorce for the first time on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on Wednesday night time, the once-famed lawyer attended a virtual court hearing, the place he spoke of plans to place an finish to the conservatorship that put his brother, Robert Girardi, accountable for his property and funds.
“Clearly, I disagree with the conservatorship altogether,” Thomas instructed a decide, as reported by Us Weekly.
“I believe that we must always put collectively 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 yr, after Erika filed for divorce, the estranged couple have been hit with a number of lawsuits, certainly one of which accused them of embezzling $2 million from widows and orphans of aircraft crash victims.
Amid the authorized drama, certainly one 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 accountable 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 stated she supposed to stay married to Thomas till the day he died.
“Erika was utterly unaware of the very severe allegations that have 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 utterly trusted him.”
Information of Thomas’ first post-conservatorship statements come simply days after a decide dominated that lawyer Ronald Richards could be allowed to investigate doable transfers Thomas made to Erika in an effort to hide his assets from his many collectors and different debtors.
The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills season 11 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.