In a courtroom, the judge plays a vital role in ensuring all actions follow procedures established by law and is responsible for determining the outcome of a case, especially in family matters where a jury is not present.
Given the important nature of a judge, clients have the right to ask for a change of judge if certain conditions are met, including:
- A conflict of interest
- As a matter of right, or
- For cause
Conflict of Interest
The court may grant a substitution of judge if a conflict of interest exists. This situation may arise if the party feels there
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