There’s been a lot of legal stuff going on with the Duggar clan of late. Most notable was Josh Duggar’s trial and subsequent convictionchild pornography charges. Sister Duggar Jana is also dealing a minor legal issueJill and Joy-Anna, Jinger, Joy, Jessa, Jessa, as well as her famous sisters Joy-Anna and Joy, are also embroiled with a lawsuit. The latter was supposed to go to court the same week as Josh Duggar’s trial, but has officially been delayed.
According to reports, the lawsuit that reality stars filed against various parties, including Springdale, Arkansas, was set to start before the new year. The suit’s trial date Scheduled for December 9, 2021. For those who were following the Josh Duggar case, you may be aware that Duggar’s time in court began November 21 and ended December 9. Many The Duggar family was presentDuring that trial, they were present in the courtroom.
According to a report by at, the sisters’ trial was delayed with a possible settlement being conferred on February 18. Central Recorder. If the trial proceeds, the new court date is April 18, 2022. A pre-trial conference will be held a bit earlier on April 11. The trial itself will last approximately 7 days.
Interestingly, a source close to the situation reported to the outlet that the trial had been delayed and that the delay could very well have ramifications for the Duggar sisters’ own suit. To understand how one could impact the other, you need the background on the Duggar sisters’ suit. Joy-Anna Forsyth and Jessa Seewald and Jill Dillard are suing Springdale and varying officers and other people over a molestation investigation that was made public to In Touch in 2015. This report led to the cancellation 19 Kids and CountingJosh is prominently represented in this film.
The molestation reports were released to the outlet in response to a Freedom of Information Act Request. They detailed how Josh Duggar, a minor, had molested many young women, including four of his siblings. No charges had ever been filed in the case, but the molestation report came up as a topic of interest in Josh Duggar’s recent child pornography case as well.
Also, Josh Duggar had previously filed a similar lawsuit. The case against the four Duggar sisters, however, was dropped. The reason for this was that the Duggar sisters were plaintiffs in the case. Their claim was that the report brought them into the limelight in an unwarranted manner and caused them significant distress. In fact, 19 Kids and CountingThe report was published and the show was cancelled. However, a second series with Josh was produced. Counting onLater, it was commissioned.).
Now, per the source at Central Recorder, the outcome of the eldest Duggar brother’s trial may have ramifications in this suit. They observed:
The source of the comment was not identified and it is speculated that Duggar could be convicted in the other case. But, given Talking point was the molestation investigation when it came to what would be and would not be incorporated into the child pornography trial, it is interesting how the Josh Duggar court case and the Duggar sisters’ case came to be interwoven in some ways all these years later. The Duggar sisters’ lawsuit was filed in 2017.