Actress Teresa Giudice sues ex-lawyer for malpractice

'The Real Housewives' actress Teresa Guidice has sued her former lawyer for more than USD 15 million for alleged professional malpractice.

Actress Teresa Giudice sues ex-lawyer for malpractice

Los Angeles: 'The Real Housewives' actress Teresa Guidice has sued her former lawyer for more than USD 15 million for alleged professional malpractice.

The 42-year-old actress, who will start her 15-month prison term due to multiple fraud charges next month, blamed the lawyer for her jail sentence, reported Deadline.

"Defendant Kridel, as a professional entrusted with the welfare of Plaintiff, committed egregious professional malpractice throughout the pendency of Plaintiff's bankruptcy case," said the 3-claim complaint filed December 2 in New York state court.

The statement said the lawyer cost the reality star money including as well as "reputational damage, public ridicule and derision" from the whole matter.