Transcript for 'Real Housewife' Teresa Giudice's Lawyer Speaks About Client's Incarceration
Let's get inside. To the ABC news exclusive. "Real housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice in prison right now. We have the first interview with her lawyer. Reena ninan here with more. Reporter: There is something her attorney told me this morning that she's already looking forward to. Getting out of children and being reunited with her girls. This morning, New Jersey housewife Teresa Giudice is adjusting to a new reality. One behind bars. The real housewives star driving overnight from her home in new Jersey to the federal correction facility in Danbury, Connecticut. Starting her 15-month prison sentence. Her lawyer with with her. I think she was prepared. Reporter: And her husband Joe? He was somber. I think the enormity of the situation hit him. Reporter: The couple sentenced in October. In Joe's case, failing to file tax returns. Teresa serving her sentence first, before Joe serves his 3 1/2 year sentence so one parent is home with their four young daughters. She got advice from former inmates at the Danbury prison. They were giving her the lay of the land. They told her to keep her head up the. She would make it through this. Be friendly but guarded with the staff and other inmates. To savor the time she spends with her family when they come the visit her. Reporter: The time spent with her family. I'm, like, crying. Reporter: She struggled. Playing out for all of America to see. We're in a different place right now. We both -- we want to be together. Reporter: Now she begins serving her time. Will there be any chance of her getting out early? That will be up to the judge, ultima ultimately, and the bureau of prisons. That could be potentially alters down the road. Reporter: Her first family visit could come as early as this weekend. Her first phone call home within 24 hours. Important with her with three
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