‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Nora Buchanan Back to Rep Valentin – Hillary B Smith May Sweeps Return

General Hospital spoilers reveal Nora Buchanan (Hillary B Smith) is on her way back to Port Charles to rep Valentin Cassadine (James Patrick Stuart). Judging from the behind the scenes photo, the troublemaking hottie is headed back to court. The question is not what did he do this time — but what didn’t he do? Here’s what to look for on the ABC soap.

General Hospital Spoilers: Hillary B Smith Back as Nora Buchanan

It’s been a minute since Nora Buchanan was in Port Chuck on GH. Last go-round back in 2017, the beloved Llanview lawyer won Valentin Cassadine’s custody case against Lulu Spencer (Emme Rylan). Since then, the two have been amicably co-parenting despite their differences. The key one being him shooting her brother off a balcony in Greece…

Nora also had a devilish tie to jailbird Olivia Jerome (Tonja Walker). You may recall from General Hospital spoilers that Valentin paid Nora to represent Olivia when she was in hot water for killing Morgan Corinthos (Bryan Craig) and various other crimes. Why the Cassadine heir hired Nora to help her was never revealed, but seems extraneous now.

GH Spoilers: Valentin Cassadine Back in Court with Nora – Criminal, Custody, or Civil Case

There are plenty of General Hospital characters that might haul Valentin back to court. Any of these situations could require a top-notch lawyer like Nora. But you can bet it’s more serious than traffic court to lure Nora Buchanan out of Llanview and back to PC. There are a few irons in Valentin Cassadine’s fire that could be heating up.

First, is his big fat lie to Nina Reeves (Michelle Stafford). Once that blows up, as it inevitably will, he could face criminal fraud charges for all his chicanery. Or, Nina might sue him in civil court for pain and suffering. That reveal might also encourage Lulu Spencer to hail Valentin’s sexy self back to court for another custody case on GH.

Second, there’s the lingering matter of murder. If Nikolas Cassadine’s (Tyler Christopher) corpse ever turns up — or some proof that he’s dead — Valentin Cassadine might face a murder rap. Third, Spencer Cassadine (Nicolas Bechtel) may try again to sue his awful uncle to get back his inheritance on General Hospital.

General Hospital: Nora And Valentin Back in Court – May Sweeps Shocker

Given the behind the scenes shot released today by GH and a month lag in taping, it seems Nora Buchanan shows up for a big May sweeps case. This year, sweeps runs from April 25 – May 22, so that’s perfect timing. There is one big matter linked to Valentin that isn’t on the list above. It could be about Peter August (Wes Ramsey).

On General Hospital, Valentin Cassadine openly admitted that he kidnapped baby Peter from his adoptive family and handed him to Cesar Faison (Anders Hove). Now it seems there’s a larger twist at work and Peter’s backstory is more complicated. So it might be Peter and Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) that drag Valentin into court.

It’s a big deal for certain to draw Nora Buchanan back to town. The actors look happy to be working together, but you can bet Valentin Cassadine will not be smiling when he’s called to answer in court. Don’t miss a moment of what’s coming next on the ABC soap.

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