The Gabby Petito civil lawsuit in Florida appears headed to trial after a judge denied all of the motions to dismiss the case and gave the defendants 10 days to respond.
The Florida woman, through her attorney, claims the missive was penned before her son embarked on a June 2021 cross country trip with his 22-year-old fiancee Gabby Petito, who was found dead September 19, 2021 near Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
The legal dispute between the families of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie was back to court Wednesday in Sarasota. At the center of the civil case is whether Laundrie's family secretly knew Petito was dead while posturing publicly as though she could still be alive.
The attorney for Brian Laundrie's family is seeking copies of all the family's texts, calls and other phone records for a six-month stretch of 2021 obtained by the parents of Gabby Petito as part of a Florida civil suit connected to the travel blogger's murder.
The trial in the civil case filed by the parents of Gabby Petito against the parents of Brian Laundrie has been pushed back to spring 2024, but first, the judge has to decide on two key parts of the potential trial.
Brian Laundrie’s mother is speaking out for the first time about the eyebrow-raising letter she wrote to her son the year he murdered Gabby Petito.
Lawyers for the family of slain travel blogger Gabby Petito, whose disappearance and murder captivated the nation for months in 2021, say they've uncovered evidence showing that her boyfriend and killer, Brian Laundrie, was an "emotional and mental threat to Gabby" in the weeks before her death.
Brian Laundrie’s mother wrote a letter that said she, "would bring a shovel to help bury a body," according to a request filed Tuesday by the lawyers for Gabby Petito’s family; the letter's envelope said, "Burn after reading."
A new photo from the phone of Gabby Petito shows her injuries just before she and Brian Laundrie were in contact with the Moab, Utah police department, according to lawyers for the slain girl's family.
The Petito family is lobbying lawmakers for a bill that, if passed, would create what's called a "Lethality Assessment Protocol" to help screen for risks of domestic violence. It comes less than two years after officers in Moab, Utah decided to separate Gabby and Brian Laundrie for a night rather than issue a domestic violence citation or investigate further.
A Sarasota judge has agreed to add Brian Laundrie’s former family lawyer as a co-defendant in a lawsuit against Brian’s parents for damages related to the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito.
Last month, Gabby Petito's parents filed a motion to add the Laundrie family's former attorney as a co-defendant in their lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents. Now Chris and Roberta Laundrie's new attorney is asking the judge to deny the motion to add Steven Bertolino, arguing it would create a conflict of interest.
The attorney for Gabby Petito’s parents is alleging that the mother of Petito's suspected killer Brian Laundrie offered to lend him a shovel after the slaying in Wyoming — while her legal team says it was written before the young couple left on an ill-fated cross-country road trip.
The parents of Gabby Petito have long said they believe Brian Laundrie's parents knew their daughter was dead, but kept their son's secret for more than a month. Now, the Laundrie family lawyer has been named in the Petito family's lawsuit, saying he knew, too.
Chris and Roberta Laundrie wanted to avoid the "emotional distress and embarrassment" of testifying in a civil trial, where they would face the parents of the young woman their son is believed to have killed.
A final judgment in the civil lawsuit against the family of Brian Laundrie says his estate must pay $3 million to the estate of the girlfriend he killed – Gabby Petito – back in 2021.
The Moab City Police Department was told back in August it had 60 days to respond to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Gabby Petito, who was presumably killed by her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, days after the agency’s officers responded to a possible instance of domestic violence between the couple.
The parents of Brian Laundrie have asked a judge to limit depositions in the civil suit filed by Gabby Petito's family, saying it will “protect them from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, undue burden and expense."
New video may show the last time Gabby Petito was seen in public with Brian Laundrie before her death.
Gabby Petito's family on Friday praised a new, bipartisan Senate bill to help find missing persons as a "huge step forward."