Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Hires Casey Anthony's Defense Attorney: Report

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Nick Gordon and Bobbi Kristina Brown attend "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston" at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Oct. 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. 

Nick Gordon, the boyfriend of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, has reportedly retained a high-powered team to help him face his mounting legal troubles.

People reports that Gordon has hired attorney Jose Baez, who won a high-profile acquittal for Casey Anthony,who was tried in 2011 for the murder of her two-year-old daughter Caylee. The much-watched case earned Baez national attention and a string of other high-profile cases.

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Baez joins a team also including Joe Habachy and Randy Kessler, and investigator TJ Ward, who investigated the Natalee Holloway disappearance, according to People.

Baez' office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Brown has been in a coma since January, when she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home in Atlanta. Last week, Brown was move to hospice care and  her conservators filed a complaint against Brown, alleging he abused her and stole  $11,000 from her.

The Fulton County district attorney is reviewing the case.

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Gordon has claimed he and Brown were married in January 2014, and even posted photos of the couple sporting wedding rings. According to sources, the two were never married and, in fact, she planned to end the engagement.

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