Bill Cosby’s wife is slated to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit brought against her husband by seven women who claim the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago.

Camille Cosby is scheduled to be questioned by a lawyer for the women Monday at the Springfield Marriott. It is believed to be the first deposition Camille Cosby has given since dozens of women went public with allegations of sexual misconduct against her husband.

Lawyers for the Cosbys have argued that she does not have any information on the accuracy of the women’s claims and that her conversations with her husband are confidential under the Massachusetts marital disqualification rule. They attempted to quash the deposition.

A judge had ruled Friday that Camille Cosby’s deposition must proceed. However, defense lawyers filed an emergency motion late Saturday requesting it be delayed, saying the 71-year-old “has had no involvement with the facts or allegations underlying this case.” They argued her public testimony would create “an unnecessary media circus and personal security threat that serves no purpose other than to harass and embarrass her.”

In a ruling late Sunday, a judge said Monday’s deposition can take place.