Saturday, September 26, 2009

Nevada Family Court Judge Allegedly Shot Over Divorce Ruling

The shooting of a family court judge this week in Nevada points to an alarming phenomenon in which those involved in emotional and acrimonious cases are taking their frustrations out on the judges.

Nevada Family Court Judge Chuck Weller is recovering from a gunshot wound. The suspect was allegedly frustrated by his divorce ruling.
(ABC News)On Monday Nevada Family Court Judge Chuck Weller was shot in his office by a man he dealt with in a divorce case.

The suspect, Darren Mack, is a multmillionaire father of three whose relatives say was deeply upset over Weller's rulings in his divorce case.