How do I file a significant recusal of a judge? I have significant reasons but I am afraid that my efforts may fall short

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  1. David Alexander Browde

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    Answered . A recusal motion is something that has to be handled with great care: if you lose, you'll be before the judge you tried to get removed and about whom you presumably said some fairly negative things. You should consult with a local attorney who knows and practices before the judge regularly.

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  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . I was a prosecutor in Queens and will be there tomorrow defending a criminal case. Your lawyer can file a written motion backed up with both facts and case law. It is very hard to get a Judge to recuse him/herself. Many lawyers are afraid to file these motions for fear of angering the Judges. If you really have the goods you need a lawyer who will not be afraid to fight for you.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  3. Daniel Seth Williams

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    Answered . Very difficult to do. Might want to rethink your approach.

    Attorney Williams practices FAMILY LAW throughout the State of California and may be reached at (831) 233-3558 and... more

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