Transcript for Fotis Dulos expected to take the stand in separate civil lawsuit
We start with a date in court for fotis dulos the estrange husband of a mother missing. He's facing a civil trial involving millions of dollars. He's expected to take the stand. Trevor Ault joins us with that story. The disappearance of Jennifer dulos has captured the country's attention for months. Fotis dulos will be taking questions under oath. This morning the disappearance of Jennifer dulos in the spotlight again. "The Stanford advocate" reporting her husband fotis dulos who is out on bond in connection with his wife's disappearance is expected to take the stand in a separate case this week. Any statements he makes in court under oath could be used against him in his criminal trial and that's a risk that not all criminal defense attorneys would be willing to have their clients take. Reporter: While his criminal investigation is ongoing, dulos would be testifying in his own defense in a $2.5 million civil lawsuit over a financial dispute filed by his mother-in-law a year and a half before Jennifer's disappearance. When the couple was in the midst of a vicious divorce. Jennifer claiming in 2017 court documents I'm terrified for my family's safety. He is dangerous. Jennifer disappeared this may. Authorities say she was the victim of a serious physical assault at her home. There has not been a body found. Jennifer remains missing as investigations are under way at this time. However, obviously there is a lot of scrutiny. Reporter: In the six months since fotis has maintained his innocence telling news 4 new York in a July interview the truth will come out. When something like this happens, 90 or 95% it's the spouse. I understand why people feel like this. Reporter: His attorneys have suggested it's possible Jennifer is alive. Writing in an October court filing they were evaluating the possibility Jennifer and her family orchestrated an apparent disappearance to resolve a divorce. This civil trial is scheduled for Tuesday. Dulos and other witnesses testifying for two or three days before a judge makes an official ruling. The criminal case into Jennifer's disappearance is wide open. There are children involved here too. Right, sad story. Five of them, yeah. Thank you, Trevor.
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