After being released on a cumulative $5,000 surety bond, Douglas County Probate Judge Christina Peterson joined her defense counsel from Arrington & Phillips in southwest Atlanta to host a press conference Friday afternoon.

On Peterson’s behalf, attorney Marvin S. Arrington Jr. and a pair of witnesses linked to an incident at a Buckhead lounge that led to her arrest, contended the judge had been wrongfully arrested and charged with at least two felonies.

‘Judge Christina Peterson Will Be Completely Exonerated’