The woman accused of plotting to have her ex-husband killed will be arraigned in court in Hartford on Tuesday.
Tiffany Khalily Stevens, 36, a former Simsbury resident who now lives in Bloomfield, was arrested by Simsbury Police on July 13 and charged with inciting injury to persons or property.
Stevens is currently free after posting a $1 million professional surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Hartford Superior Court on August 14 at 10 a.m.
Hope Seeley, an attorney with Santos & Seeley, P.C. in Hartford, is representing Stevens against the class C felony charges facing her. Seeley has not responded to inquiries about the case.
According to an arrest warrant affadavit on file at the Superior Court in Enfield, Tiffany Stevens paid a man $5,000 to kill her ex-husband, Eric Stevens of Simsbury, following a bitter divorce.
The couple filed for divorce in 2009 and are now involved in a custody struggle for their 7-year-old daughter. Tiffany currently has custody of their daughter and also maintains control of $50 million in holdings set aside for the custodial parent, according to the warrant.
Simsbury Police were given an incriminating recording of Stevens discussing the purchase of prescription drugs and the murder of Eric Stevens, according to the warrant.