Parks’ lawyer Paul Andrew argued that his client had answered proper questions in the discovery process of her 2012 lawsuit against Stanton, which deserved to go forward.
He said his client only refused to answer questions about her husband Apollo Nida’s alleged criminal activity, which the lawyer considered improper.
Parks is a respected member of the community and a lawyer whose denial of wrongdoing carries more credibility than any claim by Stanton, a convicted felon, Andrew said.
Radford showed no surprise the judge ruled for the case to continue.
“We’ll just take our case to court, he said.