If your case goes to small claims court and there is a retired judge filling for the day ie he is not the presiding judge for that courtroom, is he required to notify and get agreement from all parties for him to hear the case?
No, the Judge does not have to notify the parties or get an agreement from them to hear the case.
No. The only time that you have to stipulate to a judge is when there is a commissioner or a judge pro tem who is not a current or former judge.
No. A retired judge is still a judge. No agreement or waiver is required.
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