Legal Question in Traffic Law in Georgia

Are there any laws in Georgia prohibiting a city police officer bringing cases in front a a city judge who is his grandfather?

Asked on 12/20/12, 12:03 pm

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Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office
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While there is no law, that presents a potentially serious ethical violation and a judge should be recusing himself in such situations.

If that is happening, you should report it in writing to the State Judicial Qualifications Commission for investigation.

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12/20/12, 12:20 pm

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