Jen Shah’s Lawyer Is not Getting Paid!! Her Actual Housewives Cash Is Being Taken To Pay Victims!

Life continues to be tough for Jen Shah.

It’s not simply the tough each day grind of jail life that’s the subject right here. In actual fact, she’s already experiencing monetary points and legal professional questions regardless that she settled in at Federal Jail Camp Bryan in Texas only a few quick weeks in the past!

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In response to a report revealed by the US Solar on Monday night, the feds are planning on requisitioning the 49-year-old star’s large Bravo paychecks with the intention to pay again her victims! That outlet reported Shed Media — the manufacturing firm behind Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis and different fashionable Bravo actuality exhibits — has been requested by the feds to ship Jen’s present paychecks on to the Clerk of Court docket on this case.


She owes precisely $6,695,466 in restitution, per court docket docs filed concerning her telemarketing rip-off case. And after Jen pled responsible to wire fraud final summer season — and was initially sentenced to 78 months in federal jail for it — the juice began operating on getting these funds out to victims.

The information outlet reported on a newly-unearthed “Discover of Settlement Order” within the case. In that doc, Shed Media has been requested to begin paying Jen’s “disposable earnings” to the court docket in order to make amends to these she harmed:

“Specifically 25 p.c of her disposable earnings from the sentencing date (January 10, 2023) by her give up date (February 17, 2023). Shed Media, Inc. shall launch to Shah 75 p.c of earnings withheld between January 10 by February 17, 2023.”

The doc went on to state that Jen is to surrender “100% of every periodic cost” whereas in jail, after which the quantity will taper off as soon as she’s launched in a couple of years:

“Throughout Shah’s time period of imprisonment (February 18, 2023 till the scheduled launch date of August 30, 2028), Shed Media, Inc. shall pay 100% of every periodic cost due or owing to Shah to the Clerk of Court docket. Upon launch from custody, when earnings or revenue could also be required mandatory and cheap dwelling bills, Shed Media, Inc. shall pay 15% of gross month-to-month revenue or 25% of disposable earnings, whichever is bigger.”

Curiously, Shed Media wasn’t the one firm despatched a court docket discover about paying restitution through Jen’s wages! In response to Radar On-lineNBC Common MediaWarner Bros Leisure, and even the celeb video web site Cameo have been additionally “hit with authorized notices by the federal government.” Principally, it sounds just like the feds are going after any and all locations the RHOSLC star makes cash with the intention to monitor down money for her victims. Is sensible…

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Per the US Solar, Jen has NOT “requested a listening to nor objected to any garnishee’s reply” on this demand. So it seems like she is accepting the truth that restitution is a actuality. Which is an effective factor, TBH. Do the crime, do the time, and so forth., and so forth.!

The court docket docs went on:

“The victims of Shah’s crime have the fitting to full and well timed restitution as supplied in regulation, and the regulation gives that the USA might use all obtainable and cheap means to gather restitution.”

So there you could have it. Jen has beforehand talked an enormous sport about paying again those that have been harm by her wire fraud scheme. Now, it seems like she has the chance to make monetary amends whereas serving her time. Achieved deal, then, proper?

…Not fairly!

There’s only one extra little teeny-tiny downside left to take care of: Jen has reportedly stopped paying her lawyer!!! Lawyer Priya Chaudhry, who has very publicly launched a number of statements on the RHOSLC star’s behalf within the final yr, has filed a “Movement to Withdraw as Counsel for Defendant.”

That submitting, which was first despatched to court docket late final Friday, learn partially:

“Chaudhry Legislation seeks to withdraw as counsel for Defendant as a result of the shopper has did not pay the charges and bills owed to the Agency and has thus breached her contract with the Agency.”


Not paying her lawyer?? Not good. It’s giving Donald Trump vitality!!

Naming each Jen and her husband, faculty soccer coach Sharrieff Shah Sr., the submitting claims vital legal professional charges “stay excellent” at this level, and provides:

“The Agency has made a number of makes an attempt to gather Defendant’s excellent charges and bills, together with six occasions since July 2022. [Shah has] repeatedly promised to pay these excellent quantities, and the Agency continued to offer companies, counting on the written engagement with Defendant and the guarantees of her husband.”

Now, Chaudhry’s agency desires out. The regulation partnership has recorded their need with the court docket to stroll away from Jen, calling their withdrawal request “passable” because of the unpaid payments.

Arguing the Bravo-lebrity has “intentionally disregarded her settlement” with the agency, the court docket docs concluded:

“[The firm] has a proper to say a retaining lien towards Defendant for her unpaid charges and bills. Chaudhry Legislation PLLC respectfully requests this Court docket enter an order granting Chaudhry Legislation go away to withdraw as counsel of report for Defendant and such different and additional reduction this Court docket deems simply and correct.”

A decide nonetheless has to make a ruling on that request, so nothing has been determined but. Nevertheless it’s by no means a very good signal when your lawyer is actively working to get taken off your case. Yeesh!!

What do U make of Jen’s ongoing main authorized and monetary controversies, y’all??

Hey, look on the brilliant aspect, tho: no less than she’s set to get out of jail a yr sooner than she initially anticipated. Proper?!

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