EXCLUSIVE: Jon Gosselin Has A Court Date In Battle Against TLC

Nov. 6 2009, Published 5:20 a.m. ET

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Jon Gosselin is going to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. That's because he's got a date in court for TLC's breach of contract lawsuit against him. has learned exclusively that Jon is required to appear December 14 in a Maryland courtroom when a judge will hear TLC's motion for a preliminary injunction. And yes, it is likely that he will be questioned under oath about his outside income, statements about TLC and more.

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TLC contends that Jon has violated the contract he signed with the network in several ways, including breaching their exclusivity and confidentiality clauses.

The Jon & Kate Plus 8 star will be going up against the law firm of Williams & Connolly, widely regarded as one of the best in the country.

Paul Gaffney, one of the firm's partners, is the lead lawyer on the case and likely will have the opportunity to question Jon on the stand.

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That should make for great theater, as Gaffney has already won the judge's approval to depose six key witnesses, including Jon's girlfriend Hailey Glassman, his lawyer Mark Heller, manager Mike Heller, Michael Lohan plus his bodyguard and his talent rep. broke the news exclusively Thursday about the six upcoming depositions. And now we've learned that a slew of other potential witnesses against Jon are being lined up.

Jon is gearing up for the battle, but it is unlikely that Mark Heller can or will officially represent him in Maryland.



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