Eric Greitens’ lawyer objects to deposition in advance of listening to in excess of abuse allegations

An work to get previous Gov. Eric Greitens on the record about allegations of kid and spousal abuse before a public demo upcoming 7 days may well not realize success.

Greitens is in a dispute with his former spouse, Sheena Greitens, over jurisdiction of their baby custody arrangement. She needs it moved to Texas, the place she lives now, and he wants it to continue being in Boone County, in which their divorce was submitted in 2020.

Sheena Greitens’ attorney, Helen Wade, on Tuesday filed a detect that she intended to take a sworn deposition from Eric Greitens, which would have been the to start with time he has testified beneath oath about something because he was elected governor in 2016.

In reaction, Eric Greitens’ lawyer, Gary Stamper, submitted objections with the court docket, citing conflicts in two other situations for the July 13 deposition date. Just one conflict is a trial in a divorce situation, prior to the very same judge and with Wade as opposing counsel, scheduled to commence an hour just before the deposition time.