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Judge David E. French Courtroom in Delray Beach, Florida

Judge David E. French Courtroom in Delray Beach, Florida

The hearing on June 16, 2015, went exactly the way Judge French had prejudged it would during the hearing on April 8, 2015.

My motion for relief was denied. My attempt to question the Richman Greer attorneys about the lies that were told in Court on August 28, 2013, was not allowed despite the law stating that in allegations of Fraud Upon the Court there should be an evidentiary hearing to determine the truth.

If Judge David E. French had allowed such a hearing or granted the motion for relief both John G. White, III and Michael J. Napoleone from the law firm of Richman Greer could have been brought up on charges of misconduct. Judge David E. French was not going to let that happen to his colleagues.

So, in fact it did boil down to how much of my brother’s attorney’s fees I would have to pay.

I kept telling Judge David E. French, My father left me a quarter of a million dollars, I came to this court for help to collect it. This court has never denied that my brother owed me a quarter of a million dollars or that he has broken a dozen Florida laws and been in Breach of Trust for eight years.

Judge David E. French admitted that this was all true.

Judge David E. French was not moved. Just as he had prejudged on April 8, 2015, all he cared about was determining how much my brother’s attorneys would collect for getting the case dismissed despite the fact that there was no reasonable explanation as to why the case was really dismissed. It certainly was not in accordance with the way I read the case laws of Florida.

The positive things that came out of the hearing:

  1. Judge David E. French ruled the attorneys from Richman Greer could not collect fees for their work on the appellate portions of this case.
  1. The request by my brother’s attorneys that I be personally liable for all the fees because they claimed this case was frivolous and without merit was denied.

There also has been no resolution in this case that requires my brother, Peter Halle, a Florida attorney, to stop violating Florida laws or to distribute any of the money my father left to me.

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Judge Rules — 12 Comments

    • There was nothing missing in the Trust directions. My father, Edward Halle, was an attorney. The instructions were iron clad. They were drawn up by Ronald Siegel an attorney in Boca Raton, Florida. The questions really should be, why did Judge David E. French really dismiss this case? Does the fact that my brother, Peter Halle, was a very powerful Washington, DC attorney somehow play into the facts? Is the fact that his attorney wife is Carolyn B. Lamm, a former president of the American Bar Association a factor? Is the fact that Peter Halle spent more than $200,000 in legal fees with the law firm Richman Greer in West Palm Beach to to deny me a $250,000 inheritance pertinent? Thank you very much for your question/comment. I’m glad someone is asking it.

  1. Is there no process by which you can bring charges of judicial malfeasance? What about a complaint to the Board of Bar Overseers (or whatever disciplinary board exists in FL)?

    • As a matter of fact I am working on one now. I should have it ready to send out in the next day or two. I appreciate your suggestion and thank you for your interest in helping me find justice.

  2. If the law and the facts are on your side and you filed in a timely fashion (i.e. before any statute of limitations has run on your claims), you’d be foolish not to appeal.

    • Thank you for the comment. I did appeal and I lost the appeal too due to the fact that one of the seven lawyers that my brother hired, Mr. John G. White, III of the Richman Greer lawfirm lied on the trial court level. Then, in a brief to the Appellate Court two of his attorneys lied, Mr. John G. White, III again and Mr. Michael J. Napoleone.

      Judge David E. French protected the attorneys at my expense by not allowing me to have an evidentiry hearing to determine the truthfulness of the attorneys statements to the Courts. It was my right under Florida law that was denied to me. If Judge French had allowed such a hearing, the attorneys that lied could have gotten into serious trouble. The legal term for lying to a Court either in person or in a written document is called, Fraud Upon the Court. It is a serious offense, suposedly. But it seems when a Florida attorney does it nobody cares. If I had done it, I would probably be in jail by now.

      Even The Florida Bar does not seem to care. You can read my post about the letter I wrote to Maura Canter at The Florida Bar.

  3. I’m so sorry this has turned out the way it has. This might be a little out there, but I know in Broward and MD counties the local ‘problem’ solver is help me Howard. He is a DA. He has helped people with many different legal issues. He is on WSVN channel 7 here. Maybe you could contact him and if he cannot help you perhaps he has a suggestion. Good luck.

    • Thank you very much Tess for the suggestion. I will follow through on it. I have asked so many people and organizations for help. They refuse when they realize my brother is an attorney, his wife who is involved is an attorney, that she is a past President of the American Bar Association, that she is presently working for the Amercan Bar Association and in addition my brother has hired seven additional attorneys to help him block my inheritance. Two of the attorneys he has hired have lied to judges. The forces aligned against me are formidible and form a very powerful civil conspiracy.

    • Thank you Amie. I have only reported what has transpired. It is all contained in the public record available from the Court. There have been no orders from any court that any of the records I have reported are sealed or confidential. There are more records that are under the seal of confidentiality and I have not reported about any of them. I have tried very hard to exercise my right of free speech and not voilate any confidentiality agreements or court orders to seal or keep records confidential. Pray for me that I have done a good job and made good choices. Believe it or not, the public awareness has been very beneficial for me. If you have any articles or information that could help me I’d love to know about it.

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