By: Bill Cresenzo September 18, In AugustElizabeth Ann Clark sued her ex-husband, Adam Clark, and his girlfriend, Kimberly Rae Barrett, alleging that after Barrett broke up her marriage, she and Adam coordinated a campaign to harass and humiliate her.
The Clarks moved to Fayetteville in and had two children. Elizabeth testified that they had a strong marriage and were sexually intimate, except when Adam was travelling, in which case they would exchange nude photographs and texts.
InAdam, a major in the Army, traveled to Fort Belvoir, Virginia, for several months of training. There he met Barrett, an Army lieutenant colonel, and they stayed in the same coed barracks. Elizabeth said Adam had changed upon his return home, and was distant and showed less affection to his wife and their children and would disappear without saying why.
In SeptemberAdam admitted he was having an affair with Barrett and said he wanted a divorce. The couple divorced in In the meantime, Adam and Barrett began a campaign against Elizabeth, allegedly because they wanted to pay less in child support.
After a five-day trial that concluded Aug. The attorneys presented hundreds of s of electronic communications and data into evidence that led directly back to Adam and Barrett, they said. He said that after the verdict, a juror phoned him and told him that the jury had reached a unanimous verdict after just 10 minutes of deliberations, and the remaining time was spent trying to calculate the damages.
One of the biggest challenges that the attorneys faced was the timing of the trial, which took place just a year after the lawsuit was filed. They filed motions to continue the trial and to extend the discovery deadline, and the trial court administrator agreed to both, but the defense appealed and the senior resident superior court judge agreed to continue trial, but not to extend the discovery deadline.
It made no sense to file a dismissal, but made every sense to try the case. Their client agreed and felt confident in proceeding with the case, they said.
The former husband was a major. They are really educated people.
Our client was a bartender. They tried to intimidate her and believed they had power over her and that she would just walk away.
The attorneys said that Adam Clark and Barrett testified that they are under investigation by the military. They could not be reached for comment.
Injuries alleged: Emotional distress, alienation of affection, libel. Case name: Elizabeth Ann Clark v.
Adam Clark and Kimberly Rae Barrett. .
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