The Bravo Docket

By Cesie and Angela

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r/bravorealhousewives
 Jun 24, 2021
Incredibly smart AND funny. They break these cases/suits/stories down so well for the layperson but I also love when they do a passionate deep dive on the legalities.

Description

The Bravo Docket is a podcast where two practicing attorneys examine and discuss the lawsuits and legal disputes of reality television personalities. Press play for facts, fun, and Law 101. www.thebravodocket.com (Note: Our tagline is a reference to Law & Order, the longest-running primetime U.S. live-action series in the history of television, first premiering in 1990.) The podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Episode Date
Joanna Krupa v. Brandi Glanville: Smelly Cat Part I
01:05:40

In this first episode of our two-part case analysis, we dive deep into the defamation lawsuit Joanna Krupa, of the Real Housewives of Miami, filed against former Beverly Hills housewife Brandi Glanville for statements Brandi made on Watch What Happens Live. We provide a primer on defamation, tell you all there is to know about discovery, discuss the preliminary stages of civil litigation, and discuss our favorite discovery requests that happen to involve other housewives!

Oct 11, 2021
Teresa & Joe Giudice: Part 3
01:07:25

In the final episode of our three-part series on Teresa and Joe, we discuss their pleas and sentencing, Teresa's time in prison, and Joe's deportation. We give a primer on private versus public prisons and share some of Teresa's prison tales.

Apologies for the sounds of the cicadas in this episode. 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Sep 27, 2021
Teresa & Joe Giudice: Part 2
01:07:14

In this episode we explain exactly what Teresa & Joe were charged with, what the government had to prove for Teresa & Joe to be found guilty of the charges, and what their defenses were. We also talk about the pretrial motions that were filed, whether Teresa ever considered testifying against Joe, and how the bankruptcy provided a roadmap for the federal indictment.

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Sep 13, 2021
Teresa & Joe Giudice: Part I
01:04:06

In this episode we cover the events preceding Teresa & Joe’s federal indictment. We explain what happened leading up to the federal criminal charges, with specific references to the casting process as described in Teresa’s book, and the previous lawsuits which likely got the attention of the Department of Justice. We detail their bankruptcy and discuss where it went wrong. We also explain the parallels with the Tom Girardi bankruptcies, and how those similarities could spell trouble for Erika Jayne.

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Aug 30, 2021
Case Updates & Touching the Sonja Morgan Lawsuits
01:08:06

In this episode, we first provide updates from the past two months on the Jen Shah and Girardi cases. We then dive into the star of the episode, Sonja Morgan, discussing her divorce from John Adams Morgan (you might learn why she actually got divorced), the lawsuit filed against her for a movie deal gone wrong, her bankruptcy, and the other lawsuits filed against her to date.  

Visit our website, thebravodocket.com for extra episode content and our Instagram @thebravodocket for updates

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Aug 16, 2021
Southern Charm: Claim of Intent to Harm
01:00:55

In this episode we discuss the 17 causes of action being made against Bravo by a Florida politician for his very brief appearance on the show "Southern Charm." You will learn all about the "Appearance Release" people appearing on the show have to sign, why the claims have not been dismissed, why the Plaintiff in this case believes he is entitled to 10 million dollars from Bravo, and much more.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Aug 02, 2021
Tom Girardi and Erika Jayne: Case Update Part II
39:24

This is the second episode in our two-part Girardi update. In this episode, we discuss how Tom was forced into bankruptcy, explain the differences between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy, discuss whether Erika can hold onto her assets by claiming they are gifts, and discuss notable filings from both bankruptcies that may lead to evidence of retrievable assets. 

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Jul 19, 2021
Tom Girardi and Erika Jayne: Case Update Part I
57:14

Following the documentary, The Housewife and the Hustler, we thought it would be helpful to revisit the Girardi cases and answer some outstanding legal questions. We took a list of the top questions we’ve received and answered them in a two-part case update. This first part discusses the timeline of events up through January 2021 and answers when we think Erika first learned of the cases, if a divorce can protect assets and what spousal privilege, freezing assets, and conservatorships are.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Jul 06, 2021
Jen Shah Fraud: The Pre-trial Motions
44:44

In this episode we discuss the arguments Jen Shah's defense counsel made in their pre-trial motions filed on June 14. The motions provide us a peek into what her counsel might argue should the case go to trial and snippets of the evidence exchanged thus far in the case. We summarize and discuss it all!

Episode edit: Defense counsel submitted 14 exhibits in support of their motions. We also stated one search warrant at issue was for one of Shah's phone numbers but it was two phone numbers.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Jun 21, 2021
Life's a divorce, an arrest, and a cabaret: Luann de Lesseps
50:44

In this episode we discuss the events leading up to Luann de Lesseps' arrest where she faced three separate felony charges. We explain what the charges ultimately were, how she avoided jail time, and the conditions of her probation. We then discuss the summer before her probation commenced, during which, in her quest to purchase a home in upstate New York, she was sued by her ex-husband and two children for failing to abide by the terms of her divorce settlement.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Jun 07, 2021
Jersey vs. Girardi: Disbarred
54:08

In this episode we visit The Real Housewives of New Jersey and give you a detailed explanation of exactly why and how Dolores' ex-husband, Big Frank, was disbarred, and then head over to California and explain why Tom Girardi, former husband on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, still only has disciplinary charges. You will learn more than you ever wanted to know about riparian water rights and escrow accounts, and get the details on how attorney oversight and discipline is supposed to work.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

May 17, 2021
You Stole My House: The Claims Against Mauricio Umansky
47:07

In this episode we discuss the lawsuit brought against Kyle Richards' husband, Mauricio Umansky and his real estate firm, the Agency, for the sale of a $30 million, 15,000 square foot property in Malibu. The twist is that the seller of the home and Plaintiff in the lawsuit was himself sued by the US government for purchasing the Malibu property with stolen funds. We provide an in depth discussion of the facts and claims of the multiple lawsuits involved. We also briefly discuss the situation with house Kim Richards alleges Kyle stole from her. Lots of houses. Lots of alleged stealing. 

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

May 03, 2021
So I Mary'd my Grandpa: Death & Taxes in Utah
44:28

In this episode we do our best to give you an overview of the long and sordid litigation history of Mama Cosby’s Probate Estate – including accusations of foul play resulting in the exhumation of a body, allegations of forged signatures that go up to the Utah Supreme Court, a jury trial with a million dollar verdict, and how preachers can have 5 homes and 2 private planes and zero audits.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Apr 19, 2021
Shah Squad Fraud: The Arrest of Jen Shah
45:05

In this emergency episode we discuss the recent, shocking arrest of Real Housewives of Salt Lake City cast member, Jen Shah. We explain how the alleged scheme functioned, what the charges against her are, our thoughts on Coach Shah's involvement, what a grand jury investigation entails, and how sentencing works. We can only assume this will be a multi-part series as Jen's case proceeds.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Apr 05, 2021
Beverly Breach of Contract
33:38

In this episode we discuss the lawsuit filed against Dorit and PK Kemsely from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills over the "high end" swimsuit brand Beverly Beach. We discuss the basics of contract formation, what discovery is, and the benefits of settling a case. 

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Mar 15, 2021
Settlement and Embezzlement - Tom and Erika Girardi
31:13

In this Episode (Part 1 of our Settlement and Embezzlement series) we will explain what contingency fees are and how they are supposed to work. We will also outline the claims against Tom Girardi - with many digressions about Erika Jayne.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Feb 15, 2021
Don't be Tardy for this Lawsuit: Copyright & Bad Claims
35:41

In this episode we break down what happened in the lawsuit Kandi Burruss filed against Kim Zolciak over the legendary song "Tardy for the Party." We give you a primer on copyright law, explain what is needed for a successful complaint, and discuss how a motion to dismiss could end a case.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

 

Jan 26, 2021
Real Housewives Hair Pulling & Wine Throwing: Assault
34:51

In this episode, we define assault and battery, discuss the legal theory of self-defense, and talk about provocation and "fighting words." We use examples of threats and hair pulls by housewives from past episodes, and analyze the physical altercation between Monique and Candiace, of the Real Housewives of Potomac, from a legal perspective. 

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

The Bravo Docket podcast, the statements we make whether in our own media or elsewhere, and any content we post are for entertainment purposes only and do not provide legal advice. Any party consuming our information should consult a lawyer for legal advice. The podcast, our opinions, and our posts, are our own and are not associated with our employers, Bravo TV, or any other television network.

Jan 18, 2021
Welcome to the Bravo Docket
11:28

The Bravo Docket is a podcast where two practicing attorneys dive into the various lawsuits and legal disputes Bravo reality television characters & housewives have been entangled in. In this episode we introduce ourselves and let you know what you can expect when listening to The Bravo Docket. Press play for some tea, fun, and law 101. We will cover Beverly Hills, New York, Atlanta, Potomac, New Jersey, and all your favorite Real Housewives.

For extra episode content, visit our website thebravodocket.com 

To connect with us and view our near-daily updates, follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebravodocket/ 

Jan 18, 2021