I was the victim and witness in 3 different cases,that the prosecutor, was working on..during middle of trail the prosecutor became the judge,and my lawyer became the prosecutor, because of election ..now I lost my lawyer, for conflict of interest, and the cases are still going on, now the old prosecutor/ new judge, is my divorce judge. Shouldn't that also be a conflict of interest
I'm sorry for your situation. Normally a Judge will raise a conflict of interest issue on his or her own if the Judge believes that the conflict will impact his or her decision making. You indicate that you were the victim and a witness in three cases. In that case, it sounds as though you were a witness for the old prosecutor. If you were the defendant, I would see a conflict. However, I am not sure that the Judge in the divorce case will rule unfavorably against you just because you were a victim. If you feel strongly, you can ask your new attorney to bring a motion to remove the Judge for conflict of interest. The Judge may well deny the motion, however. Good luck
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