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Andrew P. Abood

Andrew Abood’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • People of the State of Illinois v Drew Peterson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    The court ruled that only 5 of the 15 statements would be admissible.
    Description:
    In a nationally recognized case, Drew Peterson was charged with the death of his third wife and possessing an illegal firearm. Andrew Abood as one of the lead counsel defended Drew Peterson in one of the longest pre trial hearing in the State of Illinois. Over 30 day and 67 witnesses. The State's attorney was attempting to admit 15 hearsay statements.
  • People of the State of Michigan v Beverley Nettles Nickerson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Motion to Suppress Granted. Case Dismissed.
    Description:
    In a extensively covered arrest of a former Ingham County Judge, Meridian Township Police Officers charged the Defendant with Operating while Intoxicated. The police officers had no evidence that she ever placed her vehicle in drive; only started the car. As defense counsel, a Motion to Suppress was filed claiming that the stop and arrest of the Defendant was in violation of her fourth amendment rights.
  • Municipal Construction v North American

    Practice Area:
    Commercial
    Outcome:
    Judgment in favor of the Plaintiff for $450,000 plus interest.
    Description:
    In a commercial litigation case, tried in February of 2009, Andrew Abood on behalf of the Plaintiff sued an bonding company when his client was not paid by the general contractor that was bonded.
  • People of the City of East Lansing v Annonymous

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Motion to Suppress granted, case dismissed.
    Description:
    Andrew Abood's client was arrested in East Lansing for Operating While Intoxicated. Andrew Abood filed a Motion to Suppress claiming an illegal arrest. The case was in 54B District Court.
  • Signature v AEV

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Outcome:
    Judgment in favor of client for the full amount of the commission
    Description:
    Andrew Abood represented a real estate company against a land owner for non payment of a real estate commission in the amount of approximately $50,000.
  • Annonymous

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Date:
    Jul 13, 2010
    Outcome:
    Case still pending
    Description:
    Andrew Abood is retained in a wrongful death case arising out of a property owner who failed to properly stable a horse.
  • People of the State of Ohio v Annonymous

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Decision on Motion still pending
    Description:
    Andrew Abood is retained on a case where client had pleaded guilty to a sexual assault charge in the State of Ohio. Andrew Abood moved to withrdraw the plea before the sentencing.
  • Ingham County Case in which Other Driver is Killed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 07, 2011
    Outcome:
    Defendant plead guilty to Reckless Driving; Not Jail
    Description:
    Defendant was involved in an accident in which the other driver was operating a motorcylce and was killed. The Defendant had some thc in his blood.