A law firm for “My Unorthodox Life” star Julia Haart named estranged spouse Silvio Scaglia “a batterer with income to burn” – as Scaglia’s lawyer identified as her abuse allegations a “sham,” for the duration of a Friday courtroom hearing in their bitter split.
Haart, 50 – a previous member of the Orthodox Jewish group – submitted for divorce from Scaglia in February immediately after he canned her as CEO from his enterprise Elite Entire world Team.
The Netflix persona then secured a short term get of protection in spouse and children court docket from Scaglia – which her law firm Danielle Petitti argued during a Manhattan Supreme Courtroom video hearing Friday ought to be built long lasting.
Petitti accused Scaglia – an Italian billionaire – of harassing and threatening her client by using the services of a community relations rep for $50,000 a month to wage a media war from her and a higher-profile prison protection lawyer to “convince” prosecutors to carry legal costs against her.
“This is the habits of a batterer with dollars to burn,” Petitti claimed.
Petitti summarized testimony from Haart in the ongoing trial about a sequence of incidents when Scaglia allegedly berated and yelled at Haart – like just one alleged January 2021 struggle that culminated in Haart crying bare on the lavatory ground.
“All of the proof reveals a pattern of domestic violence and a pattern of manage,” Petitti said.
Scaglia’s behavior “caused her to experience indicators akin to a panic attack … prompted it to be really hard for the [Haart] – who both get-togethers concede is really thin – to consume,” Petitti claimed. “This strain brought on her to shed her appetite and also exasperated her sleeplessness.”
But Scaglia’s lawyer Robert Wallack accused Haart of earning up the abuse allegations declaring she has no proof for any of them.
Wallack mentioned the fake promises are an try to get back again at Scaglia for firing Haart and to help her secure an buy of protection towards Scaglia so he couldn’t appear back into their 10,000-sq.-foot downtown Manhattan triplex penthouse located at 70 Vestry Avenue.
“She is not a victim of abuse and she is not a target of domestic violence,” Wallack claimed.
“This entire spouse and children offense continuing has been a sham,” Wallack argued. “It’s a pretense for her to get unique use of 70 Vestry.”
“There is zero corroborating proof that any of [Haart’s] allegations ever transpired,” Wallack charged.
Justice Douglas Hoffman claimed he would issue a composed determination at a afterwards day.