Attorney Phaedra Parks attends Angela Stanton's deposition

According to Reality TV Scandals blog, reality TV personality and local attorney Phaedra Parks finally sat for her deposition.

If you recall, Parks filed a lawsuit against author Angela Stanton for publishing a book detailing alleging criminal activity on the part of Parks and her known associates. Vibe magazine, which published Stanton's book, ultimately settled with Parks for an amount that was reported to be $2,500.

Parks sat for Stanton's deposition in February. Since then, Parks ducked and dodged Stanton's lawyer's requests to sit for her own deposition in the presence of Stanton.

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Apollo Nida

Local attorney and reality TV star Phaedra Parks' husband Apollo Nida is set to be sentenced today by one of Georgia's harshest federal judges.

A source in the legal community tells Sandrarose.com exclusively that Nida will be sentenced to serve "a lot of time" in prison for his white collar crimes.

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Attorney Phaedra Parks attends Angela Stanton's deposition

Embattled local attorney Phaedra Parks, far left, appeared at a deposition for local author Angela Stanton, right, in Gwinnett County in February of this year. Parks is suing Stanton for defamation after she was accused of committing federal crimes in Stanton's tell-all book, Lies of a Real Housewife. Stanton alleged that Parks was the mastermind behind an auto theft ring that operated in Atlanta. Stanton served prison time for her role in the auto theft ring.

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Attorney Phaedra Parks attends Angela Stanton's deposition

Embattled local attorney Phaedra Parks, far left, appeared at a deposition for Angela Stanton, right, author of the tell-all book, Lies of a Real Housewife, in Gwinnett County earlier this week. Parks is suing Stanton for defamation after Stanton alleged that Parks was the mastermind behind an auto theft ring that operated in Atlanta.

As I told you previously, Parks refused Stanton's attorney's request to appear at her own deposition to provide evidence that Stanton defamed her.

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Phaedra C Parks vs Angela Stanton

James Radford, Jr., the attorney for author Angela Stanton, has asked a Gwinnett County judge to rule in favor of his client in the matter of Phaedra C. Parks vs. Angela Stanton. Radford cites the fact that Parks, an attorney herself, has refused to sit for a deposition to show evidence that Stanton defamed the Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member in her book, Lies of a Real Housewife.

Radford is also asking the court to order Parks to pay Stanton's attorney's fees.

Read the full Motion for summary judgment below.

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Angela Stanton

For days the Internet has been buzzing about the arrest of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks's husband Apollo Nida. Nida, 35, surrendered to U.S. Marshals on Thursday, Jan. 23, on federal charges of bank fraud, embezzlement, credit card fraud and identity theft.

Now, author Angela Stanton, the woman who may have helped the feds build a case against Nida and Parks, is speaking out for the first time since she went into hiding in September 2013 after receiving death threats.

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Phaedra Parks Apollo Nida Gayla St Julien

On Friday, Sandrarose.com broke the news that the husband of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks was arrested on charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Apollo Nida, 35, surrendered to U.S. Marshalls and was placed under arrest on Thursday, Jan. 23. Reality TV fans were sent reeling by the news. Dissemination of information was hampered when the PACER servers crashed under the weight of users frantically seeking to confirm details of the arrest.

But even more compelling than the news of Nida's arrest is the way the feds built their apparently solid case against Nida and his female partner in crime, Gayla O'Neal St. Julien, 44.

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Yesterday the Internet was buzzing about a new scandal involving "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member Phaedra Parks and her husband Apollo Nida.

According to Angela Stanton, a former friend of Phaedra's, the local attorney once ran a profitable car theft ring. I should pause here to inform you that Stanton has written a book detailing Phaedra's alleged involvement in the car theft ring.

The book is titled Lies of a Real House Wife: Tell The Truth and Shame The Devil. In the book, and in an exclusive interview with VIBE, Stanton discusses her relationship with Phaedra, Apollo, and Apollos's brother Everett.

All 4 were involved in the prolific car theft ring, according to Stanton. The operation -- led by Phaedra -- stole expensive luxury vehicles by simply driving them off car lots at night. They later trading the vehicles for cars of lesser value which they then sold for cash.

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