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'Heartbroken' Lawyer For Fotis Dulos Vows To Continue Fight To Clear His Name

'Heartbroken' Lawyer For Fotis Dulos Vows To Continue Fight To Clear His Name

Fotis Dulos, died days after being found unresponsive in his garage in a suicide attempt, reportedly left a suicide note maintaining his innocence.

- Oxygen
The chief lawyer representing Fotis Dulos, the man who faced murder charges in connection with his missing estranged wife Jennifer Dulos, says he'll fight to clear his now deceased client’s name.
Dulos, 52, was declared dead at 5:32 pm Thursday, his lawyer Norm Pattis told Oxygen.com in a statement. His death came two days after he was found unresponsive in a car parked in his garage, after he had failed to show up for an emergency hearing related to his $6 million bond on Tuesday....

Jennifer Dulos Became A 'Hermit' With 'Serious Psychological Problems,' Her Estranged Husband Now Claims

Jennifer Dulos Became A 'Hermit' With 'Serious Psychological Problems,' Her Estranged Husband Now Claims

Despite a recent gag order, Fotis Dulos gave a lengthy interview about his missing wife Jennifer Dulos and her alleged mental state to Greek outlet Proto Thema.

- Oxygen
Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing woman Jennifer Dulos, is once again talking to the media and this time he is claiming his missing wife had psychological issues.
“I'm sorry to say it, but Jennifer was suffering from serious psychological problems that I didn't immediately understand and didn't want to go into further,” Dulos told Greek news site Proto Thema in a lengthy story about the case published Friday.
He said that the marriage began falling apart in...

Controversial Lawyer Claims Jennifer Dulos Took Thousands From Husband Before She Vanished

Controversial Lawyer Claims Jennifer Dulos Took Thousands From Husband Before She Vanished

- Oxygen
During a contentious court appearance on Friday, August 9, one of the lawyers representing Fotis Dulos claimed that his client’s missing wife, Jennifer, took thousands of dollars from Fotis’ accounts before she vanished.
The claim came as Norm Pattis, the same lawyer who defended controversial radio show host Alex Jones in his defamation case, asked a judge to ignore privacy rules and review Jennifer’s medical records.
The prosecution objected to Pattis’...

Grandmother Gets Custody Of Missing Mom Jennifer Dulos' 5 Kids

Grandmother Gets Custody Of Missing Mom Jennifer Dulos' 5 Kids

A Connecticut court ruled that it would be "harmful" for the five Dulos children to be removed from the care of Gloria Farber, Jennifer's mother.

- Oxygen
The mother of missing Connecticut writer Jennifer Dulos has gained custody of the five children Jennifer shared with her estranged husband Fotis.
Gloria Farber won custody of the five kids, who range in age from 8 to 13, on Thursday, NBC News reports.
Fotis, who along with his 44-year-old girlfriend Michelle Troconishas been charged in connection with his wife’s disappearance, has been trying to get custody of the children.
“Fotis misses his children deeply," his...

Fotis Dulos’ Lawyer Follows Up ‘Gone Girl’ Theory With ‘Revenge Suicide’ Hypothesis In Jennifer Dulos’ Disappearance

Fotis Dulos’ Lawyer Follows Up ‘Gone Girl’ Theory With ‘Revenge Suicide’ Hypothesis In Jennifer Dulos’ Disappearance

Norm Pattis continues to toss out elaborate explanations for the mother of five's disappearance.

- Oxygen
The controversial lawyer representing a missing mother’s estranged husband has stated that he is investigating a possible “revenge-suicide hypothesis” just days after suggesting she may have staged her own “Gone Girl”-esqe disappearance.
Jennifer Dulos, 50, disappeared on May 24 in New Canaan, an affluent area of Connecticut. Her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, 51 and his 44-year-old girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, have since been charged with evidence...

Lawyer For Jennifer Dulos' Estranged Husband Suggests She Orchestrated Her Own 'Gone Girl' Disappearance

Lawyer For Jennifer Dulos' Estranged Husband Suggests She Orchestrated Her Own 'Gone Girl' Disappearance

Fotis Dulos' lawyer Norm Pattis claimed that the missing mother has a "pretty florid imagination and motives to use it to hurt" his client.

- Oxygen
The controversial lawyer representing the estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos suggested that the missing mother of five may have orchestrated her own “Gone Girl”-esque disappearance.
Dulos, 50, disappeared on May 24 in New Canaan, an affluent area of Connecticut. Her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, 51 and his 44-year-old girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, have since been charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution.
Fotis hired lawyer Norm Pattis to represent...

Lawyer For Missing Mom's Estranged Husband's Touts His Own Investigation Into Her Disappearance

Lawyer For Missing Mom's Estranged Husband's Touts His Own Investigation Into Her Disappearance

Norm Pattis, the same lawyer representing Alex Jones, claims his client Fotis Dulos has an alibi for when Jennifer Dulos vanished.

- Oxygen
The lawyer representing the estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos says he is conducting his own investigation into the disappearance of the mother of five.
Dulos, 50, disappeared on May 24 in New Canaan, an affluent area of Connecticut. Since then her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, 51 and his 44-year-old girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, were charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution.
Fotis’ lawyer Norm Pattis told WPLR, a New Haven radio station, that “Mr....

Estranged Husband Of Missing Connecticut Mom Hires High-Profile Defense Attorney Who’s Also Representing Alex Jones

Estranged Husband Of Missing Connecticut Mom Hires High-Profile Defense Attorney Who’s Also Representing Alex Jones

Fotis Dulos has hired the same attorney representing Alex Jones, the radio host famous for claiming that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax.

- Oxygen
Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man arrested in connection to the disappearance and possible homicide of his estranged wife, has hired a high-profile attorney to defend him.
Dulos, 51, has retained attorney Norm Pattis, the same lawyer defending controversial radio show host Alex Jones in his defamation case, the Hartford Courant reports.
“Trial by innuendo has convicted my client,” Pattis said on Saturday, according to the outlet. “We will opt for a trial by...

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