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Posted on: Jun 1, 2017

By Mag. Kimberly Dean Mattingly, Marion Superior Court

Seeking a change of judge: Please understand that this process takes time. If you cannot reach an agreement with the opposing party on a new judge, the clerk must then reassign the case. Yes, the original court retains jurisdiction over emergency issues, but be mindful that your client’s urgent (but not quite emergency) issues may sit for a few weeks before the case gets to the new judge. Trust us, we’ll get to them as soon as the case arrives in our queues; no need to file a lazy judge or other “tickler” motion!

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