Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes will face a federal judge in Houston. They’re facing international kidnapping and conspiracy charges for helping their daughter take her son to Brazil only to never return.
Chris Brann can only cling to photos — fleeting moments he’s shared with his son Nico. In just a few hours, whether he can ever see him again is on the line. “This is the tipping point in this case, ultimately,” Brann said.
Wednesday morning his ex in-laws, Nico’s Brazilian grandparents, Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes, will face a federal judge in Houston. Their high-profile defense attorneys, Rusty Hardin and Jimmy Ardoin, will try to convince a judge to grant bail at a critical hearing.
“If they’re given bond and leave that courtroom, they would never show up again, and my relationship with my son would be severed indefinitely,” Brann said.
The Guimaraes have been locked up for several weeks…
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