Looking ahead

Motions by defense attorney are due by February 29. Judge Conroy will then give a ruling on the motions, a process that may take a few months. We will know better what shape the case will take after the rulings have been handed down.

Arraignment held at court in Burlington

Waived right to appear, was represented by attorneys who on behalf of defendant entered plea of “not guilty” to the charge of “aiding and abetting in the removal of a child from the United States with the intent to obstruct lawful parental rights.”

Surrender and initial appearance

Ken voluntarily traveled to Burlington, Vermont, where he surrended to U.S. authorities at the federal courthouse, in response to a 15 page criminal complaint filed November 18, 2011. He made his initial court appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Conroy. Ken is represented by Dennis Boyle of Boyle, Autry, and Murphy of Pennsylvania. Ken was released upon his own recognizance and a $10,000 unsecured bond.