Preacher's wife Mary Winkler shoots her sleeping husband, claiming she was subjected to physical, sexual and emotional abuse. After a trial that gained national attention, her sentencing would become one that would divide the nation.
Meanwhile, Rebecca Salcedo married a socially awkward rich man for his money and after learning she'd only get a few thousand dollars by divorcing him, she creates a sinister plan to take him for all he has.
And Betty Broderick helped put her husband through law school and gave him four beautiful children, then she soon discovers her husband is having an affair. After divorcing Betty, Dan and his new wife are granted custody of the kids. Betty decides to shot and kill them both as they slept in their mansion.