Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

If a judge has represented me in the past as my attorney.( 2 years ago) and I came in front of that same person now the judge. would that person the judge have to recuse themself from the case .

In the state if Virginia USA.

Asked on 7/23/10, 6:52 am

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Erin Ranney Erin L. T. Ranney, PLLC
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Generally they should want to if they remember who you are. They would want to avoid the "appearance of impropriety".

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Answered on 7/23/10, 9:57 am


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