Charges Dismissed Against Man Accused Of Forging Divorce DocumentA Northlake man accused of forging a divorce document to get his church's blessing to remarry has been cleared of criminal charges, after his attorney successfully argued the prosecution was a violation of the separation of church and state.
Judge To Decide Thursday Afternoon In Peterson CaseDrew Peterson's lawyers tried to make a case today for a new trial. The judge will rule on that motion at 1 p.m. Thursday and if he denies it, the case enters the sentencing phase reports WBBM's Mike Krauser from the Will County courthouse.
Judge Expected To Rule Wednesday On Peterson TrialDrew Peterson's feuding current and former lawyers, Steve Greenberg and Joel Brodsky, squared off in court today as the defense seeks a new trial. WBBM's Mike Krauser reports it was not the showdown that some were expecting.
Drew Peterson Back In Court Tuesday To Ask For New TrialConvicted murderer Drew Peterson goes back to court in Will County tomorrow, hoping to convince a judge to grant him a new trial, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
New Trial For Drew Peterson? Old Lawyer Thinks SoDrew Peterson’s former lawyer, Joel Brodsky, thinks he’s found a reason for Peterson to get a new trial.
Peterson's Lawyers Want Brodsky's Financial RecordsDrew Peterson's attorneys got some of what they wanted from former colleague Joel Brodsky, but not everything.
Expert Claims Drew Peterson Unlikely To Get Conviction ReversedA DePaul University Legal Analyst is giving Drew Peterson only a slim chance for reversal of his murder conviction.
Judge To Hear Peterson Request For New Trial Next MonthOn Thursday, Judge Edward Burmila set a Feb. 19 hearing date for the motion for a new trial.
Peterson Lawyers Seek New Trial, Claiming Mistakes By BrodskyDrew Peterson's lawyers have filed a motion seeking to have his conviction tossed out, because of ineffective counsel by former lead defense attorney Joel Brodsky.
Joel Brodsky Withdraws From Drew Peterson CaseThe lead lawyer for convicted killer Drew Peterson on Tuesday withdrew from the case.
Drew Peterson Keeps Legal Team, Denies Asking New Lawyers To File AppealThe Will County judge who presided over Drew Peterson’s murder trial had to sort through some legal drama on Friday, about what attorneys would represent the former Bolingbrook police officer going forward.
Peterson Attorney Furious After Being FiredOne of Drew Peterson’s defense attorneys is furious at remarks made by his former co-counsel after he was fired from the defense team.