New court documents filed by his conservator, brother Robert Girardi, indicate that Tom, 82, is receiving 24-hour care at the residence, where he has been living for nearly two months. The documents, PEOPLEが取得, note that the former powerhouse attorney “cannot stay in his home due to his finances, and care needs.”
“Tom is the subject of an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding and a marriage dissolution proceeding,” 文書によると. “結果として, his home was put up for sale. さらに, Tom’s care needs are such that he needs to be at a skilled nursing facility.”
エリカ, 50, 離婚を申請 from Tom in November after 21 結婚年数, 当時の人々に伝える, “これは、軽くまたは簡単に実行される手順ではありません. 私はトムと私たちの年月と私たちが一緒に築き上げてきた人生に大きな愛と敬意を持っています。”
それ以来, she and her ex have weathered various controversies in the public eye, including the bankruptcy mentioned in the new documents.
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“It’s obviously a heartbreaking situation for Robert, but we agree with the court’s rulings yesterday,” Robert’s lawyer, Nicholas Van Brunt, 当時の人々への声明で言った.
その間 last week’s episode of RHOBH, Erika opened up to her costars about the conservatorship
“So yesterday was the hearing for Tom’s conservatorship so that his brother could take over his affairs,” 彼女は言いました. “So someone sent me an article about what was said in court, and there was just this one piece of it. That just really bothered me. It says, ‘Tom’s brother asked the court to give him the authority to place Tom in a facility that treats neurocognitive disorders such as dementia.'”
Asked how she felt about the ruling, エリカは言った, “I’m ready to have a nervous breakdown.”
The Bravo star said that she doesn’t agree with Tom being put into a care facility, オスカー受賞者は、家族と一緒にサンタバーバラ地区を訪れていました。 “a little bit of experience” in this department because her grandmother was diagnosed with “very bad dementia” and Alzheimer’s and placed into a home.
“I think he needs a caretaker, 確かに. But I don’t think that he needs to be in a home,” Erika continued on the show. “好き, I saw my grandmother and I know what they do to you in there. It’s supposed to be great care, but if they lash out, then they medicate you. The only way is down, is what I’m saying.”