Well as promised, this is the information many have requested. However, we have to warn you for the most part, it is rather dull stuff as most court records are.
And we’d like to point out the issues here for the reader to verify because she seems much more gifted in her skill with words so some of you may not pick up on conflicts as easily as they were seen in other testimony. Please keep in mind the dates. Testimony varies regarding the dates Mrs. Capobianco claims to have know Baby Girl was an Indian Child. They fluctuate from pre-birth, January, April, July with the pos-post report, etc.
(We normally just don’t include the direct. As a general rule, it just seems rehearsed and is often boring. The legal mud doesn’t begin to get slung in any proceeding until the cross as a rule. The first direct just seems to lay the ground work and is one’s own attorney asking simply what they want you to know of their client. However, we can include any direct upon request.)
- Melanie was convicted of both under-age drinking and DUI. pg. 166
- Adoptive couple paid for Miss Maldonado’s attorney in Oklahoma. pg. 173, 174, 189
- They also paid for the attorney who defended Miss Maldonado’s deposition. pg. 192
- Melanie says she was told ‘at the beginning’ that birth father was Cherokee. pg. 169
- Even before Baby Girl was born, they were concerned about the ‘Indian child issue’. pg. 202, pg. 215
- Miss Maldonado falsely led them to believe Mr. Brown had a third child he did not support. pg. 177
- Melanie acknowledges she knew Miss Maldonado told Nightlife of her wish to keep the adoption quiet. pg. 178
- Miss Maldonado reported to adoptive couple that birth father was aware of the the pregnancy but was NOT aware of her adoption plans. pg. 180
- Miss Maldonado did not specifically tell Mr. Brown she was going to place the child for adoption and told Melanie she had told Mr. Brown that she didn’t know what she was going to do. pg. 208
- Melanie did not attempt to contact birth father ever and never spoke with him. pg. 199, 207
- All that she knew about Dusten Brown, she’d gotten from Miss Maldonado. pg. 207
- She admits Mr. Brown and his family would have had no way to contact her. pg. 207
- Melanie admits Mr. Brown has bought presents for Baby Girl but that they denied them through their attorney. pg. 208
- Melanie admits they did not allow Mr. Brown and his family to see the child. pg. 208
**On a side note, IF one were to also be under psychiatric care and currently on medication, we wouldn’t not be allowed to tell you that because that would be a privacy issue under the HIPAA act. We wouldn’t even be able to say we confirmed it. So we’ll just not say anything on the topic.
Her testimony can be found here.