Sami is getting ready to tell Rafe about the ransom note but he informs her that he is being reinstated with the FBI and will be the point person on Sydney's case. They have to rush to Nicole's sentencing hearing and our joined by Will. Gabi talks with Chad about starting school the next day when Mia arrives. Mia tells Chad that she is testifying at Nicole's hearing and he insists on doing the same. Mia invites Gabi to the hearing without telling her any additional information. Brady comes back to the Pub just in time because Al is sneaking up on Arianna. Al covers and tells Ari he is just there for coffee and didn't see the note. Al tells Troy he couldn't complete the job because Brady showed up. Troy is irritated and tells Al to take Ari out and whoever is with her. Troy has to meet up with Ari so she doesn't get suspicious. After Troy leaves Ari still doesn't lock the door and goes back to inventory. Ari ends up deciding to go to the hearing instead so Al is still unable to complete the job. At the hearing, everyone has there turn to give there testimony. The judge then asks if anyone is there to speak on Nicole's behalf and Brady arrives and tells the court about being there when Nicole lost her baby. Nicole speaks on her behalf and tells the judge she expects to be fully punished for what she did. The judge announces he is ready to give his verdict. The judge notes that Nicole seems very remorseful which cause E.J. to stand up and scream about Nicole. The judge notes that E.J. is a DiMera and no one is his family has ever prepared for any crime they have done. Sami then stands up and begins shouting and the judge also points out that Sami has done several things herself and tells E.J. and Sami to sit down or they will be held in contempt. The judge prepares to give his verdict.