Juan Rivera of Chicago with his wife, Melissa, attending the hearing in support of Bennie Starks of Racine, Wisconsin. Both Starks and Rivera were found guilty and spent time in prison when DNA evidence cleared them of the crime. | Thomas Delany Jr.~Sun-Times Media
Client: Schiller DuCanto & Fleck
Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck – the country’s largest family law firm- featured in the Chicago Sun-Times today, as their client battles for her share of a wrongful conviction settlement:
“Stand by your man. Melissa Sanders-Rivera says that’s exactly what she did while her husband, Juan Rivera, was in prison for rape and murder.
And her devotion should count for something now that the couple is getting divorced, according to her attorney, like an equitable cut of the $20 million settlement he received after he was exonerated, set free and sued for wrongful conviction.”
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Chicago Sun-Times, “Couple fights over millions he won for wrongful imprisonment,” October 9, 2016