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

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.

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Answered on: 7/23/10, 9:57 am by Erin Ranney

Generally they should want to if they remember who you are. They would want to avoid the "appearance of impropriety".

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