Tom Girardi's Brother Says Celeb Atty Mentally 'Incompetent'

Law360 (January 13, 2021, 11:27 PM EST) -- The brother of Tom Girardi said Wednesday that the celebrity attorney is "incompetent and unable to act for himself," telling a California bankruptcy court that he should be appointed his 81-year-old brother's guardian so he can assist with his mounting legal woes.

Robert Girardi, a Southern California dentist, detailed his brother's purportedly worsening mental state in a motion lodged in Tom Girardi's Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. Robert Girardi asked the court to appoint him guardian ad litem and to push back the deadlines for his brother to respond to the involuntary Chapter 7 petition filed by several creditors last month....

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