The estranged husband of the missing Connecticut mother of 5, Jennifer Dulos, broke his silence with a message for his children on Wednesday following a divorce hearing. Fotis Dulos advised reporters outside the Stamford Superior Court that his kids are “continuously on his mind” and that he hopes to relay the message that “I love them and miss them very tons.”
His look in the family court docket turned into related to the years-lengthy bitter custody war over the couple’s five children, which has taken a sinister turn after Jennifer Dulos was reported lacking on May 24. Jennifer Duclos, 50, vanished after losing the children off at school in New Canaan. The youngsters, who range from 8 to thirteen and encompass two sets of twins, have been staying with Jennifer Dulos’ mother, Gloria Farber, in New York City. Both Farber and Fotis Dulos are seeking custody of the youngsters.
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Lawyers for each event and a 3rd lawyer representing the kids had been in court docket for listening to the release of a sealed psychological assessment conducted via the Duclos family. An attorney representing Jennifer Dulos inside the divorce, Reuben Midler, argued the record turned into not handled with the confidentiality that it has to have had and that the defense crew for Fotis Dulos, who has because been charged in his spouse’s disappearance, is the use of the document to construct their crook case. “That record is now…Which has no cost. Is now getting used as the hallmark for criminal defense,” Midler said. “This courtroom must no longer be part of a manufactured protection.”
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Norman Pattis, the legal professional representing Fotis Dulos in both the divorce and criminal case, argued they have been ignorant of any court docket order about retaining the file sealed. He persevered that even no matter this, he stands by comments made approximately Jennifer Dulos’ nation of mind previous to her vanishing using repeating an offer that she might not have been a sufferer of foul play and that he is “taking into account a revenge/suicide speculation as a reason for her disappearance.”
Midler reportedly fired returned with, “you can’t just say ‘I didn’t recognize.’” Dulos’ own family wanted to keep Pattis in contempt after he instructed newshounds after an arraignment hearing within the crook case: “You need to hold an eye on that courthouse, in that court docket, approximately the psych document that turned into simply carried out!” The New York Post said.
Pattis drew grievance last weekend when he suggested Jennifer Dulos might also have staged her very own disappearance in a plot just like Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel “Gone Girl,” wherein a wife pretends to disappear to border her husband for murder. A spokeswoman for Jennifer Dulos’ circle of relatives known as the inspiration “fake and irresponsible.”