Two Florida planners have gotten the documents they asked for -- but not, at least for now, the money they want.
The CFP Board said Tuesday that it has sent nearly 300,000 pages of documents to attorneys for Kimberly and Jeffrey Camarda, husband-and-wife planners from Fleming Island, Fla. The federal judge in the case ruled Monday granting the Camardas' motion to force the CFP Board to produce documents in their ongoing lawsuit.
But in the same ruling, the judge also denied the Camardas' effort to impose sanctions on the board.
The planners had asked the court to force the board to pay their legal and court costs, which the couple said were incurred while waiting for months while the board produced the documents. In an April 7 filing, the board said it had been working over nights and weekends to sort through some 60,000 documents; the 300,000 pages delivered this week account for roughly 25,000 documents, said a CFP Board spokesman.
A representative for the Camardas confirmed that the documents had been received.
"These documents are being produced in response to the extremely broad discovery requests the Camardas issued to CFP Board," the board said in a statement. "CFP Board is producing the documents under a confidentiality order requested by both parties and signed by the judge. CFP Board will continue to vigorously defend itself against the meritless allegations brought by the Camardas in their lawsuit."
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