"She's certainly being targeted because of her celebrity," Teresa's attorney Henry Klingeman said. "The government frequently targets high-profile people to draw attention to their prosecutorial efforts. It's especially happening here."
With The Real Housewives of New Jersey in the middle of Season 5, the couple's future on the show is yet to be determined, though production for the next season doesn't start until late September or early October.
"I hope she continues," Teresa's lawyer said. "It's a source of passion for her. And a source of support for her kids. As long as she can continue to attract the attention of her fans, I would encourage [her] to continue to do so."