Special judge selection rule amended

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The Indiana Supreme Court has amended the eligibility section of Indiana Trial Rule 79 regarding special judge selection.

It now says any regular judge of a Circuit, Superior, or Probate Court, a senior judge, or a person serving as a full-time judicial officer in a court of record, including a person who has been a member of a panel for selection, is eligible for appointment by a trial court as a special judge, unless the person falls under noted exceptions.

The amendment takes effect Jan. 1, 2011.


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