Judge: Joyce Meyer Ministries to release documents

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Posted on August 15, 2009 at 3:13 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 22 at 10:16 AM

(KMOV) -- A Circuit Judge ruled in favor of Sheri Coleman's family Monday afternoon in their pursuit to force Joyce Meyer Ministries to release documents pertaining to Christopher Coleman.

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Chris Coleman is accused of murder in the strangling deaths of his wife Sheri and his two young sons Garett and Gavin.

Judge Andrew Gleeson did grant the attorneys for Joyce Meyer Ministries 72 hours to respond to specific items in the documents believed to be privileged information.

Requests to hold the hearing in the judge's chamber or to clear the courtroom by Joyce Meyer Ministries lawyer's was rejected by Judge Gleeson stating a benefit of "open and transparent court proceedings."

In the civil case, the family of Sheri Coleman is suing Chris Coleman saying they want to make sure that he in no way profits from the deaths of his wife and sons.

Chris Coleman was an employee of Joyce Meyer Ministries.

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