Ross Mirkarimi's attorney successfully got her client's domestic violence case reassigned to a judge who she says will be fair and partial toward the embattled sheriff.According to new outlets, Mirkarimi appeared in court this morning with his attorney, Lidia Stiglich, who claimed that Judge Susa ... More >>
Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi regained the right to see his 2-year-old son in family court today, overcoming a protective order that a judge had issued after domestic-violence charges were filed against him last month.According to an agreement between Mirkarimi and his wife and alleged abuse victim, Eli ... More >>
Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's wife, whom he has been charged with physically abusing, appeared in San Francisco Family Court today asking a judge to allow her husband supervised visits with the couple's son, asserting that a court order barring Mirkarimi from seeing his family is doing "damage" to the ... More >>
Mirkarimi's wife told neighbor about potential child neglect episode in which son was left in the car and not being fed. Mirkarimi has gone to three counseling sessions. A Superior Court judge refused to lift a restraining order Thursday preventing Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from seeing his wife, Eli ... More >>
Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi appears in court ... for his own hearingUpdate: (4:41 p.m.): Judge Susan Breall issues stay away order, barring Sheriff from seeing his family. Meanwhile, prosecutors read Eliana Lopez's text messages in court. Read updated story below.Original story: Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi ... More >>
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