"Form Requesting Chief Justice to Assign a Special Judge" - Arkansas

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FORM REQUESTING CHIEF JUSTICE TO ASSIGN A SPECIAL JUDGE
Today’s date: ___________________
Name of judge requesting a special judge: ______________________________________________________
County, Town, and/or Department of the assignment: _____________________________________________
To: Chief Justice John Dan Kemp
Arkansas Supreme Court, Justice Building
625 Marshall Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
I. A special judge is needed because:
☐ Every judge in this judicial circuit has recused.
☐ I am the only judge in this judicial circuit and have recused.
☐ I am the only judge in this judicial circuit and am unable to hear the necessary hearings on this day.
☐ I am temporarily unable to hear necessary hearings this day because
________________________
_____________
_____________________________________________________________
(e.g. sick,
out-of-town, etc.), and none of the other judges in my circuit are available to hear my settings that day.
☐ Other need (as determined by Chief Justice): ___________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
II. If a special judge is necessary because the judges have all recused, please provide the following
information:
a. Case(s) to be assigned: ________________________________________________________
b. Brief summary of the type of case(s)/facts or law in dispute to be heard:
______________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
__________
c. Jury or bench trial: ______________________________________________________________
d. Whether a temporary hearing is scheduled or necessary: ________________________________
e. Dates of any upcoming hearings and trials: ___________________________________________
f. The estimated time to hear the matter: _______________________________________________
g. Names of attorneys representing the parties: __________________________________________
h. Other pertinent information to assist the Chief Justice in making an assignment:
______________________________________________________________________________
III. If a special judge is necessary because the judges in the circuit are unavailable to sit, please provide the
following information:
a. Date(s) and times that a special judge are needed: _____________________________________
b. Brief summary of the types of cases to be heard: ______________________________________
c. Other pertinent information to assist the Chief Justice in making an assignment: _____________
_____________________________________________________________________________
IV. If a special judge is needed for another purpose (other than II or III), please provide any information that
may be pertinent to assist the Chief Justice in making an assignment:
______________________________________________________________________________
V. Additional notes:______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
FORM REQUESTING CHIEF JUSTICE TO ASSIGN A SPECIAL JUDGE
Today’s date: ___________________
Name of judge requesting a special judge: ______________________________________________________
County, Town, and/or Department of the assignment: _____________________________________________
To: Chief Justice John Dan Kemp
Arkansas Supreme Court, Justice Building
625 Marshall Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
I. A special judge is needed because:
☐ Every judge in this judicial circuit has recused.
☐ I am the only judge in this judicial circuit and have recused.
☐ I am the only judge in this judicial circuit and am unable to hear the necessary hearings on this day.
☐ I am temporarily unable to hear necessary hearings this day because
________________________
_____________
_____________________________________________________________
(e.g. sick,
out-of-town, etc.), and none of the other judges in my circuit are available to hear my settings that day.
☐ Other need (as determined by Chief Justice): ___________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
II. If a special judge is necessary because the judges have all recused, please provide the following
information:
a. Case(s) to be assigned: ________________________________________________________
b. Brief summary of the type of case(s)/facts or law in dispute to be heard:
______________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
__________
c. Jury or bench trial: ______________________________________________________________
d. Whether a temporary hearing is scheduled or necessary: ________________________________
e. Dates of any upcoming hearings and trials: ___________________________________________
f. The estimated time to hear the matter: _______________________________________________
g. Names of attorneys representing the parties: __________________________________________
h. Other pertinent information to assist the Chief Justice in making an assignment:
______________________________________________________________________________
III. If a special judge is necessary because the judges in the circuit are unavailable to sit, please provide the
following information:
a. Date(s) and times that a special judge are needed: _____________________________________
b. Brief summary of the types of cases to be heard: ______________________________________
c. Other pertinent information to assist the Chief Justice in making an assignment: _____________
_____________________________________________________________________________
IV. If a special judge is needed for another purpose (other than II or III), please provide any information that
may be pertinent to assist the Chief Justice in making an assignment:
______________________________________________________________________________
V. Additional notes:______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________