zazz

United States

#25554 Jan 27, 2013
Casey Anthony: Is ‘our great national nightmare’ over?

Caylee and Casey Anthony, WESH, WFTV, WKMG, WOFL

— posted by halboedeker on January, 26 2013 6:38 PM

Speculation and analysis have accompanied every turn in the Casey Anthony saga. The situation was no different Friday, when the 5th District Court of Appeal tossed two of her four misdemeanor convictions for lying to law enforcement during the hunt for her daughter in 2008.

Still, Friday’s coverage produced two of the most memorable moments in the story that engulfed local television.(And Saturday could bring more memorable moments because Anthony has filed for bankruptcy.)

Moment One Friday:”Our great national nightmare, Bob, has finally come to an end,” WESH legal analyst Jeff Deen told Bob Kealing.“She’s done. Her criminal case is done.”

Well, maybe not.

Anthony attorney Cheney Mason told WOFL-Channel 35’s Holly Bristow that he was weighing appealing the decision. Mason cited an ”intimidating” interview detectives did with Anthony. Bristow added,“So he may opt to further appeal this decision and ask the 5th DCA for a rehearing where he’ll replay this interview.”

But WOFL legal analyst Hal Uhrig stressed that the issue has to be more than intimidation.“It’s got to be the circumstance where a reasonable person believes they’re not free to leave, they’re in custody,” he told Bob Frier. Uhrig noted that Anthony was talking to detectives voluntarily.

Uhrig speculated that Anthony’s attorneys may appeal to the Florida Supreme Court “solely for the purpose of trying to continue to put off her need to testify. I can’t imagine the Florida Supreme Court accepting this case on appeal. I can’t imagine the 5th DCA accepting it for reconsideration. I think it’s going to turn out to be pretty much a done deal.”

So maybe that nightmare is over. We’ll just have to wait.

The appeal decision Friday should mean that Anthony will face questioning in Zenaida Gonzalez’s defamation suit.“This is a huge win for Zenaida Gonzalez,” her attorney Matt Morgan told WESH’s Kealing.“We’ve never been able to get any testimony from Casey Anthony.”

WKMG-Channel 6’s Mike DeForest cited legal experts who say an appeal to the Florida Supreme Court was a long shot and added that Friday’s decision likely means Anthony will have to testify at the Gonzalez trial.

Which brings us to Memorable Moment Two: WKMG anchor Lauren Rowe asked,“So what do you think will happen next?”

DeForest shook his head and said,“Lauren, we stopped trying to predict the Casey Anthony case long ago. All bets are off.”

Nice summation, welcome restraint.

Gonzalez says her life was ruined when she was linked to the disappearance of Caylee Anthony. Casey Anthony was acquitted in July 2011 of murder in the 2008 death of her daughter.

WFTV-Channel 9 legal analyst Bill Sheaffer said that Gonzalez’s attorneys “are entitled to know all the circumstances surrounding the death of this child that occurred prior to the time that Casey Anthony made the statement that the child was kidnapped.”

The appeal decision Friday was not a big win for Anthony, WOFL legal analyst Uhrig said.”The one thing the court really said was she told multiple lies during two different sessions,” Uhrig said.“You don’t get a separate crime for each of the many, many lies you tell why you’re at it.”

WFTV also reported that Roy Kronk, the meter reader who found Caylee’s remains, is suing Casey Anthony for defamation and seeking more than $15,000.

But Adam Longo of KPHO in Phoenix reported Saturday night that Anthony had filed for bankruptcy.“This is the next step towards closure for me,” Anthony said in a phone conversation Friday, Longo reported. Longo covered the Anthony story for WKMG and later Central Florida News 13.

So one Anthony chapter may be ending, but more await us. Because when it comes to Casey Anthony, all bets are off.
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25555 Jan 27, 2013
I guess she forgot she was scared Zazz,that's one of the excuses she gave for not showing up for the Gonzalez's despostion,but she plans to file,won't she have to show up for bankrupsty court??
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25557 Jan 27, 2013
zazz wrote:
Casey Anthony: Is ‘our great national nightmare’ over?
Caylee and Casey Anthony, WESH, WFTV, WKMG, WOFL
— posted by halboedeker on January, 26 2013 6:38 PM
Speculation and analysis have accompanied every turn in the Casey Anthony saga. The situation was no different Friday, when the 5th District Court of Appeal tossed two of her four misdemeanor convictions for lying to law enforcement during the hunt for her daughter in 2008.
Still, Friday’s coverage produced two of the most memorable moments in the story that engulfed local television.(And Saturday could bring more memorable moments because Anthony has filed for bankruptcy.)
Moment One Friday:”Our great national nightmare, Bob, has finally come to an end,” WESH legal analyst Jeff Deen told Bob Kealing.“She’s done. Her criminal case is done.”
Well, maybe not.
Anthony attorney Cheney Mason told WOFL-Channel 35’s Holly Bristow that he was weighing appealing the decision. Mason cited an ”intimidating” interview detectives did with Anthony. Bristow added,“So he may opt to further appeal this decision and ask the 5th DCA for a rehearing where he’ll replay this interview.”
But WOFL legal analyst Hal Uhrig stressed that the issue has to be more than intimidation.“It’s got to be the circumstance where a reasonable person believes they’re not free to leave, they’re in custody,” he told Bob Frier. Uhrig noted that Anthony was talking to detectives voluntarily.
Uhrig speculated that Anthony’s attorneys may appeal to the Florida Supreme Court “solely for the purpose of trying to continue to put off her need to testify. I can’t imagine the Florida Supreme Court accepting this case on appeal. I can’t imagine the 5th DCA accepting it for reconsideration. I think it’s going to turn out to be pretty much a done deal.”
So maybe that nightmare is over. We’ll just have to wait.
The appeal decision Friday should mean that Anthony will face questioning in Zenaida Gonzalez’s defamation suit.“This is a huge win for Zenaida Gonzalez,” her attorney Matt Morgan told WESH’s Kealing.“We’ve never been able to get any testimony from Casey Anthony.”
WKMG-Channel 6’s Mike DeForest cited legal experts who say an appeal to the Florida Supreme Court was a long shot and added that Friday’s decision likely means Anthony will have to testify at the Gonzalez trial.
Which brings us to Memorable Moment Two: WKMG anchor Lauren Rowe asked,“So what do you think will happen next?”
DeForest shook his head and said,“Lauren, we stopped trying to predict the Casey Anthony case long ago. All bets are off.”
Nice summation, welcome restraint.
Gonzalez says her life was ruined when she was linked to the disappearance of Caylee Anthony. Casey Anthony was acquitted in July 2011 of murder in the 2008 death of her daughter.
WFTV-Channel 9 legal analyst Bill Sheaffer said that Gonzalez’s attorneys “are entitled to know all the circumstances surrounding the death of this child that occurred prior to the time that Casey Anthony made the statement that the child was kidnapped.”
The appeal decision Friday was not a big win for Anthony, WOFL legal analyst Uhrig said.”The one thing the court really said was she told multiple lies during two different sessions,” Uhrig said.“You don’t get a separate crime for each of the many, many lies you tell why you’re at it.”
WFTV also reported that Roy Kronk, the meter reader who found Caylee’s remains, is suing Casey Anthony for defamation and seeking more than $15,000.
But Adam Longo of KPHO in Phoenix reported Saturday night that Anthony had filed for bankruptcy.“This is the next step towards closure for me,” Anthony said in a phone conversation Friday, Longo reported. Longo covered the Anthony story for WKMG and later Central Florida News 13.
So one Anthony chapter may be ending, but more await us. Because when it comes to Casey Anthony, all bets are off.
The only closure she needs is in the ground,or the sound of the metal bars closing in on her in jail.
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25559 Jan 27, 2013
The only closure she needs is in the ground,or the sound of the metal bars closing in on her at jail.
zazz

United States

#25560 Jan 27, 2013
lisa wrote:
<quoted text>The only closure she needs is in the ground,or the sound of the metal bars closing in on her in jail.
I prefer the ground alternative.
zazz

United States

#25561 Jan 27, 2013
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Attorneys set to move forward in Casey Anthony civil cases despite bankruptcy

By Natalie Tolomeo, Reporter
Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 2:21 PM

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Anthony's attorney says she wants closure

What is bankruptcy?

Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy FAQ

ORLANDO -- A new chapter has been filed in the Case against Casey Anthony. It's now chapter 7 after she said she has no money and filed for bankruptcy.

The filing could delay civil cases she’s still involved in since a jury found her not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.

We spoke with the attorneys representing clients in two defamation cases.

They said even though their cases are put on stay until the bankruptcy court judge rules on this bankruptcy filing, they will move forward to get some restitution from Anthony.

Court Document: Casey Anthony's petition for bankruptcy

The civil suits against Anthony from Zenaida Gonzalez, Roy Kronk and Texas EquuSeaqrch are just some that will be put on hold due to the filing.

In the 60-page document, Anthony claims she owes almost $800,000.

The filing came on the same day an appellate court threw out two of her four convictions for lying to law enforcement.

Previous Story: Casey Anthony has $1K to her name, bankruptcy documents show

It could be a delay tactic for one of her civil cases, namely the Zenaida Gonzalez suit, which was to start in the near future.

News 13's Legal Analyst Mark NeJame thinks that might be the case. NeJame is also listed as one of the creditors in Anthony's bankruptcy filing.

“It’s definitely a strategy and a commonly used one," NeJame said. "You see many people filing for bankruptcy to avoid litigation, which could in fact wipe them out or keep them tied up for years.”

NeJame said he's never even spoken to Anthony, although he did briefly represent her parents in the early stages of the murder case.

How will this impact Anthony's civil cases?

Attorneys could continue seeking litigation in bankruptcy court or ask the bankruptcy judge to allow the civil cases to proceed in state court.
zazz

United States

#25562 Jan 27, 2013
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Matt Morgan, who represents Gonzalez, said although Anthony has no money, the recent filing will not affect their defamation case.

"We believe that at some point in the future, Casey Anthony will profit from a book, movie, or other related deal,” Morgan said.“It makes logical sense for her to have all of her liabilities discharged before she profits."

Kronk, the meter reader who found Caylee’s remains, is also suing for defamation.

"The lawsuit on behalf of Mr. Kronk always realized that collecting money would be difficult or impossible, but it didn't stop (us) from filing suit to prove that Mr. Kronk had nothing to do with the murder of Caylee Anthony," said Kronk’s attorney Howard Marks.

Only certain debts are discharged in bankruptcy court.

However, the attorneys said they are trying to collect damages they hope are not dischargeable in bankruptcy court.

When Gonzalez and Kronk’s defamation cases go to trial, a jury will determine the exact amount of money they would be awarded.

Even if Anthony does not have the amount at that time, but does sign a movie or book deal within 20 years of the judgment, Gonzalez and Kronk will still collect their sums before Anthony.

Anthony's legal team speaks

One of Anthony's defense lawyers, Andy Chmelir, said his client was looking for closure and that she actually feels bad she can't pay her legal fees.

“To some extent she feels, she feels bad that she's having to have all these legal services provided to her and she is unable to compensate anyone. So, she wants closure more than anything else," Chmelir said Saturday.

Chmelir said as for the future, Anthony is not able to make plans, but the pending litigation wasn’t helping.

“She doesn’t know. She can’t make any plans right now because right now she has various lawsuits that are ultimately going to require her presence,” said Chmelir.

Chmelir also said Anthony doesn't not have any book or movie deals.
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25564 Jan 27, 2013
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Hell no!! Babykiller,her defensce and the mental Anthony's have already used Caylee's murder has their own money making scheme.And what? Now that she does'nt have a penny left,she's going to try and sell so more stuff of Caylee? What's her next plan? Getting pregnant and murdering another child because her pyhcso ass is broke?? I would'nt put it past her.She cleary enjoyed watching Caylee die the first time.
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25565 Jan 27, 2013
zazz wrote:
1/2
Attorneys set to move forward in Casey Anthony civil cases despite bankruptcy
By Natalie Tolomeo, Reporter
Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 2:21 PM
Video Stories
Anthony's attorney says she wants closure
What is bankruptcy?
Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy FAQ
ORLANDO -- A new chapter has been filed in the Case against Casey Anthony. It's now chapter 7 after she said she has no money and filed for bankruptcy.
The filing could delay civil cases she’s still involved in since a jury found her not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.
We spoke with the attorneys representing clients in two defamation cases.
They said even though their cases are put on stay until the bankruptcy court judge rules on this bankruptcy filing, they will move forward to get some restitution from Anthony.
Court Document: Casey Anthony's petition for bankruptcy
The civil suits against Anthony from Zenaida Gonzalez, Roy Kronk and Texas EquuSeaqrch are just some that will be put on hold due to the filing.
In the 60-page document, Anthony claims she owes almost $800,000.
The filing came on the same day an appellate court threw out two of her four convictions for lying to law enforcement.
Previous Story: Casey Anthony has $1K to her name, bankruptcy documents show
It could be a delay tactic for one of her civil cases, namely the Zenaida Gonzalez suit, which was to start in the near future.
News 13's Legal Analyst Mark NeJame thinks that might be the case. NeJame is also listed as one of the creditors in Anthony's bankruptcy filing.
“It’s definitely a strategy and a commonly used one," NeJame said. "You see many people filing for bankruptcy to avoid litigation, which could in fact wipe them out or keep them tied up for years.”
NeJame said he's never even spoken to Anthony, although he did briefly represent her parents in the early stages of the murder case.
How will this impact Anthony's civil cases?
Attorneys could continue seeking litigation in bankruptcy court or ask the bankruptcy judge to allow the civil cases to proceed in state court.
Old man sugar daddy Mason must have cut her off!!
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25566 Jan 27, 2013
Guess skanky can put on her greasy wig and sunglasses and move to Nevada,where she can give her famous blowj@bbs,the legitimite way!!
zazz

Saint Augustine, FL

#25567 Jan 27, 2013
lisa wrote:
<quoted text>Old man sugar daddy Mason must have cut her off!!
Maybe she wore out his pump. LOL.

He's better be careful if he pisses her off he could wake up floating in a swamp wrapped in garbage bags.
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25568 Jan 28, 2013
zazz wrote:
2/2
Matt Morgan, who represents Gonzalez, said although Anthony has no money, the recent filing will not affect their defamation case.
"We believe that at some point in the future, Casey Anthony will profit from a book, movie, or other related deal,” Morgan said.“It makes logical sense for her to have all of her liabilities discharged before she profits."
Kronk, the meter reader who found Caylee’s remains, is also suing for defamation.
"The lawsuit on behalf of Mr. Kronk always realized that collecting money would be difficult or impossible, but it didn't stop (us) from filing suit to prove that Mr. Kronk had nothing to do with the murder of Caylee Anthony," said Kronk’s attorney Howard Marks.
Only certain debts are discharged in bankruptcy court.
However, the attorneys said they are trying to collect damages they hope are not dischargeable in bankruptcy court.
When Gonzalez and Kronk’s defamation cases go to trial, a jury will determine the exact amount of money they would be awarded.
Even if Anthony does not have the amount at that time, but does sign a movie or book deal within 20 years of the judgment, Gonzalez and Kronk will still collect their sums before Anthony.
Anthony's legal team speaks
One of Anthony's defense lawyers, Andy Chmelir, said his client was looking for closure and that she actually feels bad she can't pay her legal fees.
“To some extent she feels, she feels bad that she's having to have all these legal services provided to her and she is unable to compensate anyone. So, she wants closure more than anything else," Chmelir said Saturday.
Chmelir said as for the future, Anthony is not able to make plans, but the pending litigation wasn’t helping.
“She doesn’t know. She can’t make any plans right now because right now she has various lawsuits that are ultimately going to require her presence,” said Chmelir.
Chmelir also said Anthony doesn't not have any book or movie deals.
Good morning Zazz!! I don't know who she thinks she's fooling,but they want to say she feels bad for not paying?? Yeah,o.k.She has sucked the taxpayer's and the courts dry (and everything else)Her probabtion should have been revoked,she lied every other time on her reports,and as far as I know,did'nt she only make one or two payments towards that probabtion?? She was'nt "bankrupt" then.She just did'nt want to pay.And now she's trying to do the same,getting out of paying for anything she was ordered too.
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25569 Jan 28, 2013
zazz wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe she wore out his pump. LOL.
He's better be careful if he pisses her off he could wake up floating in a swamp wrapped in garbage bags.
The penis pump is broke down in more ways then one,hee-hee!!
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25570 Jan 28, 2013
I'm surpried she has'nt tried to go to an Amscott,before she has filied for bankrupsty!!
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25571 Jan 28, 2013
I'm surprised she has'nt tried to go to an Amscott,before she filied for bankrupsty!!
lisa

Mount Vernon, IL

#25574 Jan 28, 2013
zerosum wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, she loved every agonizing minute of it. She made her parents proud. Now they are all living large off of the blood money.
Wonder how much of Dr Philth's blood money they have left. Guess her allowance from the blood money doesn't count as hers.
This bitch just keeps aggravating me.
Hi Zerosum!! I just read some of the bankrupsty documents.She's already claiming she has'nt been employed for 4 years.Mmm,she's already lying in them.She has'nt worked since 2006.She can claim bankruptsy,no one is going to feel sorry for her.She's going to be broke for the rest of her life anyway.As if claiming bankrupty,in her physho mind,will make things all better.This just comes on the heal of the 'foolproof suffocation'story.She's just plain evil.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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Since: Mar 10

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#25575 Jan 28, 2013
lisa wrote:
<quoted text>Good morning Zazz!! I don't know who she thinks she's fooling,but they want to say she feels bad for not paying?? Yeah,o.k.She has sucked the taxpayer's and the courts dry (and everything else)Her probabtion should have been revoked,she lied every other time on her reports,and as far as I know,did'nt she only make one or two payments towards that probabtion?? She was'nt "bankrupt" then.She just did'nt want to pay.And now she's trying to do the same,getting out of paying for anything she was ordered too.
That bitch never felt bad about anything except when she didn't get her own way.

This is enough to cause any sane person to doubt our legal system.

Both her and her BJ Bozo need to be in cages.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Level 8

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#25576 Jan 28, 2013
lisa wrote:
<quoted text>Hell no!! Babykiller,her defensce and the mental Anthony's have already used Caylee's murder has their own money making scheme.And what? Now that she does'nt have a penny left,she's going to try and sell so more stuff of Caylee? What's her next plan? Getting pregnant and murdering another child because her pyhcso ass is broke?? I would'nt put it past her.She cleary enjoyed watching Caylee die the first time.
Lisa, I'm losing patience with this baby killing skank. She's probably trying to get pregnant again, one more way to thumb her nose at the world.

We all saw her celebrating the death of Caylee. It continued until her skanky ass was arrested.

It will be interesting to see what's behind this latest skeme.

Ii wonder if Bozo directing it from behind the scenes.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#25577 Jan 28, 2013
The REAL reason Anthony filed for bankruptcy

By Alice Feigel
updated 3:53 PM EST, Mon January 28, 2013
NEED TO KNOW

Casey Anthony filed for bankruptcy on Friday
She is almost $800,000 in debt and unemployed, according to court document

http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/01/28/casey-a...

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#25578 Jan 28, 2013
Casey Anthony:‘Her story is her own,’ attorney says; but it plays everywhere

— posted by halboedeker on January, 28 2013 5:40 PM

During our interview last week, Jose Baez said that the Casey Anthony coverage taught him there should be a clear distinction between legitimate media and tabloid media. Anthony’s former defense attorney said tabloid media lean toward entertainment.

“This case, more often than not, became entertainment to people,” Baez told me.“I think that’s one of the things that piled onto this tragedy.”

But it’s so very hard to distinguish between legitimate and tabloid media. All media have learned they have to be more entertaining in the Internet age.

Just consider: Baez will appear on “Dr. Drew on Call” at 9 p.m. Monday on HLN, and many would say that Dr. Drew Pinsky epitomizes tabloid TV.

People magazine used to be dismissed as tabloid, but it continues to break news in the Anthony story. People reveals that Anthony has been living in Cape Canaveral since late last year and has reconciled with her father, George.

On Monday, Charles Greene, Anthony’s attorney in the civil trials, was giving some very personal interviews about Anthony’s decision to file for bankruptcy. She says she has $1,000 in money but is $800,000 in debt.

Greene told WESH-Channel 2’s Amanda Ober that Anthony wanted emotional relief from people seeking money.“She’s living on the kindness of friends, for the most part,” Greene said.“So there are people that believe in her that will see her through this ordeal.”

(Does Casey sound like Blanche DuBois?)

Anthony did not watch the recent Lifetime movie “Prosecuting Casey Anthony,” Greene told Ober.

WFTV-Channel 9’s Anthony DiLorenzo reported that Anthony’s team had passed up lucrative offers to sell her story.“Of course, Caylee. What really happened, no matter what happened, is a very sad and a very troubling tale and she’s not ready to talk about it,” Greene told DiLorenzo.

WOFL-Channel 35’s Shannon Butler reported that Anthony can’t find a job in Central Florida and added that Greene would not be able to talk about reports that Casey has reconciled with George.

“No book deal, no contracts, nothing’s going on,” Greene told Butler. Greene turned to the camera and said,“Her story is her own. It’s a very private story, and nobody, nobody knows it, nobody’s going to know it for a long time,” he said.

That sounds like a confessional, which is very tabloid.

But the Anthony story plays in all media — legit, tabloid, television, newspaper, Internet, phone, blog. And bemoaning that fact won’t change it.

No one knows anything for sure these days in the journalism business, but I do know this: The Anthony story has kept a lot of people employed because viewers and readers remain interested.

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