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Fotis Dulos’ lawyer moves to waive probable cause hearing

Fotis Dulos’ lawyer moves to waive probable cause hearing

- Fox 61
In an effort to seek a speedy trial, Fotis Dulos’ lawyer Norm Pattis, will waive their right to a probable cause hearing.
“Holding a probable cause hearing after a judge has already found probably cause by signing a warrant benefits only the state,” said Pattis.
Pattis told FOX61 that such a hearing will only benefit the prosecutors. Pattis is hopeful that the murder trial will take place in the fall.
“We are trying to get this case ready for trial as...

Cheshire stabbing suspect now represented by Norm Pattis

Cheshire stabbing suspect now represented by Norm Pattis

- Fox 61
A Cheshire man, accused of stabbing his wife nearly three dozen times, resulting in her death, was back before a New Haven judge today.
And, today marked the first day he was represented by a familiar, high-profile attorney.
Attorney Norm Pattis today officially began representing Emanuel Dominguez-VillaGomez, who was charged with murder last month. According to court documents, he went into a jealous rage.
The sight of VillaGomez in court was too much for Diana Montes, who...

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,”...

Fotis Dulos’ attorney releases new statement after posting bond

Fotis Dulos’ attorney releases new statement after posting bond

- Fox 61
Fotis Dulos' attorney released a statement this afternoon after Dulos left court after posting bond.
Fotis' attorney Norm Pattis issued the following statement:
“I am not sure what the delay was in posting the bond. We were retained over the weekend and were able to assemble a bond package in short order.
“Obviously, we’re happy to see him head home. We are also looking forward to the forthcoming trial.
“Mr. Dulos had no motive to kill Jennifer....

Former FBI Agent weighs in on Dulos’ case

Former FBI Agent weighs in on Dulos’ case

- Fox 61
Monday marks 17 days since the disappearance of New Canaan mother of five. Jennifer Dulos.
And, a retired FBI agent said this case bares a striking resemblance to a case wrapped up 30 years ago.
“Right now, the key piece of evidence is a body and they don’t have that,” said Ken Gray, former special agent in the New Haven division of the FBI, about the Jennifer Dulos missing persons case
Ken Gray said the Dulos case is similar to the Helle Crafts wood chipper...

Fotis Dulos’ attorney speaks about investigation for first time

Fotis Dulos’ attorney speaks about investigation for first time

- Fox 61
In a FOX61 exclusive, reporter Dave Puglisi spoke with the newly hired defense attorney for Fotis Dulos, Norm Pattis Sunday.
Pattis and his firm are no strangers to high-profile cases. Pattis is currently representing Jones and Infowars in the civil suit filed against them by the families of Sandy Hook victims. He is not concerned about the current allegations facing Dulos as he begins building his defense. Instead, he thinks things aren’t always as they...

Alex Jones blames conspiracy claims on ‘psychosis’: Deposition

Alex Jones blames conspiracy claims on ‘psychosis’: Deposition

- Fox 61
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones blamed the various claims he’s made over the years, including that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a hoax, on “psychosis.”
The Austin American-Statesman reports Jones described his conspiracy thinking as a kind of mental disorder during a deposition taken earlier this month for a  lawsuit filed against him by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20 children and six adults killed in the Newtown...

Pattis on Bill Cosby Verdict

The Real Story:  O.J. Simpson gets parole

The Real Story: O.J. Simpson gets parole

- Fox 61
O.J. Simpson, famously acquitted in the 1994 murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, has won parole after serving nine years of a 33-year sentence, for the armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel.
Prominent Connecticut defense attorney Norm Pattis analyzes that case, and the challenges that Simpson will face, following his scheduled release in October.

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction could be tossed

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction could be tossed

- Fox 61
Aaron Hernandez's death means his murder conviction is likely to disappear. Under Massachusetts law, defense attorneys can seek to have convictions vacated when a defendant dies before an appeal is heard.
Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.
"I admired his grit and determination and thought he was capable of warmth, a complete human being," said New Haven criminal defense attorney Norm Pattis,...

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