Legal Representatives for Royal Prince Andrew as well as Virginia Giuffre have actually submitted their preliminary ask for witnesses in her claim implicating the British royal of sexually abusing her at age 17.
Just recently launched records reveal that the royal prince’s lawful group is looking for witness accounts from her partner, Robert Giuffre, as well as her psycho therapist, Judith Lightfoot, as component of the civil situation submitted in the united state
Giuffre’s legal representatives, at the same time, are looking for witness accounts from the royal prince’s previous aide as well as a female that asserts to have actually seen him at a London bar with her while concerned.
The claim removed an obstacle after a court previously today rejected Andrew’s demand to have it rejected.
Giuffre took legal action against Andrew, 61, in August, stating she was pushed right into sex-related experiences with him in 2001 by Epstein as well as his long time buddy, Ghislaine Maxwell. Giuffre claimed she was sexually abused by Andrew at Maxwell’s London house, at Epstein’s New york city estate as well as at Epstein’s estate in the united state Virgin Islands.
The royal prince has actually energetically refuted Giuffre’s accusations, informing the BBC in 2019 that sex with Giuffre “really did not take place” which he had “no recollection” of satisfying her.
Just recently launched records reveal that Andrew’s legal representatives suggest Giuffre “might struggle with false-memory syndromes,” as well as state she must be examined regarding “concept of false-memory syndromes” together with various other issues reviewed throughout her sessions with Giuffre as well as any type of prescriptions she composed for her.
Andrew’s legal representatives desire Robert Giuffre to be examined regarding the conditions under which the pair satisfied around 2002 as well as their house financial resources. They desire the testament from both, that are both Australian locals, by April 29 or immediately afterwards.
Giuffre’s legal representatives, at the same time, have actually submitted comparable ask for Andrew’s side. They desire testament from his previous aide Robert Olney, whose name they state shown up in Epstein’s phonebook under “Fight it out of York,” which they state shows he found out about Andrew’s traveling to Epstein’s homes.
Her legal representatives are likewise looking for testament from Shukri Pedestrian, that they state has actually been estimated in report speaking about just how she saw Andrew at the London bar Vagrant while duration concerned with a girl that could have been Giuffre.
The AP does not generally recognize individuals that state they are targets of sexual offense unless they pick to find ahead openly, as Giuffre has.