This is a supplement to Jonathan Schwartz Finishes His Account Of Kent Hovind's Trial.
Chronology of orders to the defendants
Below is a timeline of the events mentioned in the closing and throughout the March 2015 trial. It specifies dates and details explaining the mountain of documented evidence.
January 19, 2007: Kent Hovind was sentenced to ten years in prison. As part of his sentence, Hovind had to pay $430,400 in accordance with the law to the forfeiture judgment. (Exhibits 7 & 8). Hovind was also ordered to pay $605,000 in restitution, $5,800 in special monetary assessments, and a $2,000 fine. (Exhibit 6a). Before heading to prison, defendant Hovind paid Glen Stoll $20,000 to defend Creation Science Evangelism, Hovind’s ministry (Exhibits 31n-3 & 31n-4).
June 28, 2007: Hovind received an order from the Court to forfeit the following properties: 5720 North Palafox Highway, 400 Block Cummings Road, 5800 Block North Old Palafox Street, 29 Cummings Road, 21 Cummings Road, 100 Cummings Road, 23 Cummings Road, 120 Oleander Road; 12 Oleander Road, 116 Cummings Road, and a Wachovia Bank account. (Exhibit 9b
May 22, 2013: Hovind signs and mails four lis pendens to Paul Dublin. The lis pendens are for the properties Hovind family members hope to close on soon: 21 Cummings Road, 29 Cummings Road, 100 Cummings Road and 400 Cummings Road. Kent asked Paul Dublin to file the lis pendens on the four properties with the Escambia County Clerk of Court (Exhibit 28 Series) [N.B. Superseding indictment says this was 5/19/2013]. On the same day, defendant Hansen mailed the Claim of Lien Affidavit of Obligation, with attachments (previously returned to him by the Escambia County Clerk of Court) to the title attorney handling the closings on the same four pieces of property (Exhibit 25 Series).
May 29, 2013: Hovind files lis pendens with Escambia County Clerk of Court per Superseding indictment.
July 1, 2013 End of Count 1, Hovind and Hansen conspiracy to commit mail fraud