Friday, August 7, 2015

Solveig Ayres - Shyster Redux

Solveig Ayres, a pathetic friend, Barbara Ayres, and more hippies.

 More Appeal Delays

Well, our old pal Solveig Ayres is back, gnashing at the appeals court again. She still is not quite competent enough to get all of the details worked out, but it looks like the clerks are trying to get her educated enough to file a proper motion. Perhaps the third time will be the charm. What a dolt.

On August 5th, after requesting removal of Child Molester william hamilton ayres' two appeals shysters (actual shysters) and being denied by the court, Solveig has now filed a second request, and been denied again. They've pointed out that she needs to actually submit evidence of power of attorney, not just claim that she has it. (Was this not clear the first time, peabrain?) Anyhow, she can submit all of that stuff, and then when she finds new attorneys "real soon now" maybe she'll be good to go. I think that the court is also subtly hinting that perhaps ayres himself needs to be involved in this to some extent. I suppose the ayres clan is still trying to pull off the dementia lie. (Queue Banjos.)

Also Solveig is hoping that the court will please not publish info about the whole mess on their little web page. Maybe she's embarrassed about her support of a convicted child molester. Or maybe she's mortified because all of those idiot friends of ayres are wondering why she's not .

Meanwhile, the appeals court has granted another delay while Solveig is shopping for shysters who will play along with the dementia gambit.  The new date for opening brief is now 10/19/2015 -- Almost exactly two years after the child molester first filed for appeal.

Here's the content of the request and response for your amusement:

8/5/2015: Renewred (sic) motion to withdraw as counsel upon the dismissal of counsel by the client, with accompanying declaration of Solveig Ayres and the executed power of attorney authorizing Mrs. Ayres to dismiss counsel.

Counsels' renewed motion to withdraw as counsel, filed on August 5, 2015, is denied without prejudice.

The motion is supported by the declaration of Solveig Ayres, appellant William Ayres's wife. The declaration states that it is accompanied by the power of attorney designating Ms. Ayres as appellant's attorney-in-fact. Because the version of the filing submitted through the court's electronic filing system did not include the power of attorney, the clerk of this court contacted appellant's counsel, who forwarded an electronic copy of the document to the clerk. Appellant is directed to file the document through the court's electronic filing system. Should he do so, the court is inclined to grant the request that his current attorneys be able to withdraw as counsel.

Ms. Ayres's declaration requests the power of attorney be filed under seal because it "concerns matters of personal privacy for the my [sic] husband, me, and my family."

Should appellant wish to file the document under seal, he must submit an application that complies with California Rules of Court, rule 8.46(d). The court stresses that it may order a record filed under seal "only if it makes the findings required by rule 2.550(d)-(e)." (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.46(d)(6).) Rule 2.550(c) provides, "Unless confidentiality is required by law, court records are presumed to be open." (Italics added.)

Appellant's request for an extension of time to October 19, 2015, to file an opening brief is granted.

The court understands from Ms. Ayres's declaration that she intends to secure replacement counsel at her "earliest opportunity." She is urged to do so forthwith, as any further requests for extensions of time will be disfavored.

Attorney Mark Vermeulen has requested that this order be served on him and co-counsel Katherine Alfieri "via automatic e-mail notification." The court's notification system does not include orders of this sort; however, it directs the clerk of the court to forward an electronic copy of this order to both attorneys as a courtesy. In the future, they may check the status of the case on the court's website:

william hamilton ayres was arrested on April 5, 2007 on charges relating to his molestation of many young boys while he was alleging to provide psychiatric care to private patients as well as referrals for evaluation from the juvenile court system in San Mateo County. After years of  playing demented for the courts, ayres plead "No Contest" and was found guilty of all charges against him on May 16, 2013. ayres was sentenced to 8 years in prison on August 26, 2013. ayres is no longer under the conservatorship of his daughter Barbara Ayres of Sacramento, CA

ayres has had significant interaction over the years with local politicians on boards like the "Children and Families First Commission,"  including the DA who was serving when prosecution began Jim Fox and Assemblyman Rich Gordon. In fact, Gordon nominated ayres for a lifetime achievement award for his "Tireless effort to improve the lives of children." ayres has also been vocally supported during his criminal trial by local head-shrinkers like Bart BlinderEtta BryantMel BlausteinHarry CorenTom CieslaRobert KimmichLarry LurieMaria LymberisRichard ShadoanCaptane Thomson, and Harold Wallach.