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Process Server to Opri - It's Dangerous Chewing Her Ass

6/1/2007 10:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Debra OpriTMZ has learned Debra Opri got a visit tonight from a famous P.I., who served her with Larry Birkhead's lawsuit filed Friday.

Birkhead hired attorney Michael Trope to sue Opri, alleging she defrauded him by taking hundreds of thousands of dollars he earned and diverted them into her client trust fund account.

John Nazarian, the famous P.I., went to Opri's Santa Monica home tonight and handed her the lawsuit. We're told Opri's reaction: "I have insurance to cover this,"

Opri then told Nazarian, she wanted to know who the hell was Michael Trope. Nazarian put it this way, "I wouldn't want him chewing on my ass."

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31.

Elaine 27    

Well, well, well, the plot is finally coming to light. HKS introduced Larry to Anna. The plan was for Larry to impregnate Anna. HKS killed off Anna and her son by using the drughs that were prescribed in his name and want to fool some of us that their deaths were accidental. The only hair and surviving sibling that Anna has of her immediate family is DL and Larry and HKS are going to contoll Anna's estate and image and likeness through her daughter-DL. The two gay guys are walking away with Anna's entire estate through DL and this was the plan all along. Larry will never file a wrongful death suit, he was a part of the plot all along. He used a drugged up and nieve Anna to gain fame and fortune off of her image. Larry and HKS and company are parasites and users. They like to prey on weaker women and con them out of their money. THANK GOD DO IS NOT ANOTHER ANNA, this is the wrong person that Larry choose to pick a fight with and con and not pay his legal bills. I am not even purturbed by these events because I know that DO is a bulldog and she is intelligent and knows the law, so if LARRY WANTS TO BRINGLE, TA DA, DO CAN BRINGLE AS WELL. GIRLFRIEND IS NOT GOING TO BE INTIMIDATED OR BACK DOWN. Larry is showing his true colors now that he and HKS are wrapping up in bed, but he is going to be in for the suprise of his life when DO finish with him. DO do not release the funds until Larry pay you his legal bills, because you were the one who laid the foundation for him to get his daughter, you were the one who went to the Bahamas and get the lawyer in the Bahamas to take up the case on the Bahamas leg of the journey and now he wants to con you and cry foul so as not to pay his bills. DO I want you to fry his sorry ass. Larry and HKS and Anna are all the same. They love to cheat people of their things and say it was for free or it was a gift, just like how they want to steal GBT house the Horizons, after the poor man out of the goodness of his heart put Anna's name on legal documents so that she could show that she own property valuing over $500K so that she could get her residency. Now Larry is giving HKS the OK to steal Horizons from GBT knowing that Anna should have given back the house after she got her residency or pay for it. As I am typing this blog, if Larry and HKS continue to defraud people and sue people for their things one day someone is going to get a hit man for them and get rid of them for good or they may kill each other for double crossing each other. Larry's father and brother and sister need to have a serious talk with him because if he continue along this path he is going to turn up dead just like Anna. These guys are a disgrace to deacent, hard working men. They need to stop pimping women for a living.

2700 days ago
32.

Terry    

I don't think Larry had you fooled, you never cared for him. good try though!
The conspiracy theories just don't hold up.
Larry stated Howard was being helpful to him long ago, Old news. He is a grown man and loves his daughter, He is responsible for his desicions.
I dont see where that plays into his being ripped off of his money anyway.
I never cared about Howard, he was an enabler and co dependant as many are in the world. you cannot be sent to prison for that. I only disliked him when he stalled knowing that child was not his. Again, no prison time.

2700 days ago
33.

Nomi    

I am not crazy about Birkhead...but dislike her intensely. I think she has a huge ego, is money hungry, power hungry, and wants media attention on her. In this case...I hope Birkhead wins.

2700 days ago
34.

Madeline    

I USED TO SUPPORT LARRY, BUT NOW I SUPPORT GRANDMA VIRGIE. JMHO

2700 days ago
35.

tweety    

Debra Opri:ALL the Spinning in the world isn't going to have people rushing to your defense...

except the people that you hired.

You need to be made an Example of.

Attention: Senators on Capital Hill,

DEBRA OPRI (and too many other lawyers just like her) are the Very reasons Why we should have LAWS Enacted to PROTECT the innocent clients.

It is the "Norm" for lawyers to Over Charge everything, from hours worked to exaggerated expenses and same fees charged multiple times.

Then the very attorneys that was hired STEALS the Clients money.

Not everyone is as lucky as Larry to get lots of media support and exposure and in turn receive tremendous support from the public.

Too many victims end up either totally bankrupt or having to pay their attorneys for the rest of their lives with collection agencies hounding them relentlessly.

And some victims end up with no money for the much needed medical care (such as terminally ill cancer patients), let alone money for food and shelter.

We MUST Change the Laws!!!

2700 days ago
36.

tweety    

Debra Opri:ALL the Spinning in the world isn't going to have people rushing to your defense...

except the people that you hired.

You need to be made an Example of.

Attention: Senators on Capital Hill,

DEBRA OPRI (and too many other lawyers just like her) are the Very reasons Why we should have LAWS Enacted to PROTECT the innocent clients.

It is the "Norm" for lawyers to Over Charge everything, from hours worked to exaggerated expenses and same fees charged multiple times.

Then the very attorneys that was hired STEALS the Clients money.

Not everyone is as lucky as Larry to get lots of media support and exposure and in turn receive tremendous support from the public.

Too many victims end up either totally bankrupt or having to pay their attorneys for the rest of their lives with collection agencies hounding them relentlessly.

And some victims end up with no money for the much needed medical care (such as terminally ill cancer patients), let alone money for food and shelter.

We MUST Change the Laws!!!

2700 days ago
37.

YEA for Larry and Howard, show the unbelievers the truth    

Now the truth starts

2700 days ago
38.

Parents Need to Know    

Me thinks - if all this conspirator theory between HKS & LB are true, they should have gone after Lindsay Lohan - they both could have slept with her, supplied her with booze and drugs, she wouldn't be too hard to knock off - just put her in a car and run like hell.
Plus, I'm sure she has much more money than Anna had!

I just hope the case for Anna's son Daniel is still active in the Bahamas and HKS is brought to justice - with or without LB, but looks like LB won't cross HKS since they seem to have become the best of buds!

Opri still sux!

2700 days ago
39.

Terry    

Opri pursued Larry, as did a number of Lawyers knowing Larry had very limited funds. The other stuff I disagree with you on. I find mostly guessing games, Connect the dots without true facts.
But to each their own. Opri will loose, Not just to Larry but other clients as well over this. She will settle or she is a fool.
Just the fact she kept the money after being asked for it's return will keep others from going to her. Right or wrong people will be paranoid about their money.

2700 days ago
40.

God will help you if you let him. John 3: 16    

I hope Larry get you good, you are not a good or even a great Lawyer you thing you are. By, byOpri!!!!!!!!!!

2700 days ago
41.

Laitte    

You have to separate the issues, too many are getting the waters muddied here. The issue of Debri Opri aka pitbull willingly making a transaction equivalent to conversion and theft in turn denying her client monies due to him/her directly has nothing to do with who knew who when, who they side with now or who anyone thinks should have custody of the baby.

If she did not get the proper legal release from Larry to hold the money in an escrow/trust fund in his name for the duration of time that she represented him, she is wrong to hold the money, period.

If and when their attorney/client agreement ended she was obligated within a set time frame to return all monies held in trust back to her client, period. If her client owed her money, a separate action should have been filed to demand the fee owed to her.

If she equated her attorney fees and expenses based to the amount he earned in the deal with NBC, that is wrong, period. Simply put an attorney representing an alleged murderer over years of litigation does not earn over a half a mil in short of six months so she will have to justify every single penny & may not be eating lobster for long.

if she incurred any expenses in the Bahamas during the time of the funeral, it is on her as it is on record that Larry asked her not to attend the services.

If she started that fund for Danilynn without Larry's consent, again that is fraud & legally had no right to accept anyone's money in that named fund -- did she return all funds received before Larry told her to decease it immediately?

The fact that Larry did not speak publicly to this sooner is admirable considering all he did elude to was that when the facts came out everyone would be shocked, well some of you are, not this observant. Just today as this broke Opri was in front of a courtroom using the mike as a bully pulpit & exposure for herself since she wants a TV program. She made outlandish remarks & tried to defame someone's character "on behalf of her client". Her behavior is outrageous, a disgrace to the bar. She is exposed & hope Larry and anyone ripped off by her gets their justice paid in full & she gets disbarred. She is a theft & a bully with an "esq" after her name.

2700 days ago
43.

God will help you if you let him. John 3: 16    

Opri didn't realy do much, she went no TV and talked ,hang on Larry even when he didn't want her there she over charged him, a lot. Took his money, took a case for free and lied about it . I would not hire this woman for anything. Glad he is doing this GO LARRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2700 days ago
44.

Westerly RI    

With all of this legal wrangeling let's not loose sight of Anna and Daniels deaths.
The inquest will over shadow all of this other bull crap.

2700 days ago
45.

howard is a user - always using other people's name.    



VIRGIE NOW HAS A VERY STRONG POSITION.

LARRY IS IN COHOOTS WITH THE MAN WHO MURDERED HIS DAUGHTER.
LARRY IS IN COHOOTS WITH THE MAN HE FOUGHT IN COURT AND WHO IS THE CAUSE OF THIS VERY LARGE BILL.

THIS IS GOOD REASON TO CHALLENGE LARRY'S ABILITY TO HANDLE DANNIELYNN'S MONEY.
IT CLEARLY SHOWS LARRY INTENDS TO MAKE SURE HOWARD IS GIVEN SOME OF DANNIELYNN'S MONEY.

I JUST STOPPED SUPPORTING LARRY.
I PRAY TO GOD THAT VIRGIE WILL BE PUT IN CONTRL OF THE MONEY AND LEAVE BOTH HOWARD AND LARRY OUT.

I APOLOGIZE TO VIRGIE.....I SEE IT NOW....VERY CLEARLY.
I APPLAUD OPRI.....SHE SAW IT AND SHE PROTECTED HERSELF AGAINST IT.
IF LARRY MESHED WITH HOWARD AFTER ALL THIS AND YOU WERE OPRI WOULDNT YOU BE MAD AS HELL TOO?

SHE WAS SO DARN MAD, SHE FOUND EVERY NAIL AND PIECE OF DUST SHE COULD FIND JUST TO SHOW HER DISGUST....IT HAS NOTING TO DO WITH HER WANTING SO MUCH MONEY....WHAT SHE IS DOING IS TELLING LARRY JUST WHAT SHE THINKS OF HIS WHIMPY PERSONALITY.

I HOPE NBC YANKS THE DEAL AND DONT WORK WITH HIM EVER AGAIN....LET HIM TAKE HIS MILLION AND GO!

GOD HAS THE FINAL PLANS, AND IT LOOKS LIKE VIRGIE MIGHT JUST BE THAT ANSWER...WE'LL JUST SIT BACK AND SEE.............

2700 days ago
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