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Art. 675. Selection of judge ad hoc to try motion to recuse

A. In a court having two judges, the judge who is sought to be recused shall refer the motion to recuse to the other judge of that court.

B. In a court having more than two judges, the motion to recuse shall be referred to another judge of the court through a random process as provided by the rules of court.

C. When the ground assigned for the recusation of the judge of a district court having one judge is that he is biased, prejudiced, or personally interested in the cause, the judge shall appoint a district judge of an adjoining district to try the motion to recuse. When any other ground is assigned for the recusation of such a district judge, he may appoint either a district judge of an adjoining district or a lawyer domiciled in the judicial district who has the qualifications of a district judge to try the motion to recuse. In a city court, a separate juvenile court, or a family court, when the court has a single judge, the judge shall refer the motion to recuse to a district judge of his district.

D. The order of the court appointing a judge ad hoc shall be entered on the minutes of the court, and the clerk of court shall forward a certified copy of the order to the appointed judge ad hoc. The motion to recuse shall be tried promptly in a contradictory hearing in the court in which the case is pending.

Acts 2001, No. 417, §2.

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Art. 675. Selection of judge ad hoc to try motion to recuse

A. In a court having two judges, the judge who is sought to be recused shall refer the motion to recuse to the other judge of that court.

B. In a court having more than two judges, the motion to recuse shall be referred to another judge of the court through a random process as provided by the rules of court.

C. When the ground assigned for the recusation of the judge of a district court having one judge is that he is biased, prejudiced, or personally interested in the cause, the judge shall appoint a district judge of an adjoining district to try the motion to recuse. When any other ground is assigned for the recusation of such a district judge, he may appoint either a district judge of an adjoining district or a lawyer domiciled in the judicial district who has the qualifications of a district judge to try the motion to recuse. In a city court, a separate juvenile court, or a family court, when the court has a single judge, the judge shall refer the motion to recuse to a district judge of his district.

D. The order of the court appointing a judge ad hoc shall be entered on the minutes of the court, and the clerk of court shall forward a certified copy of the order to the appointed judge ad hoc. The motion to recuse shall be tried promptly in a contradictory hearing in the court in which the case is pending.

Acts 2001, No. 417, §2.


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Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp675

Art. 675. Selection of judge ad hoc to try motion to recuse

A. In a court having two judges, the judge who is sought to be recused shall refer the motion to recuse to the other judge of that court.

B. In a court having more than two judges, the motion to recuse shall be referred to another judge of the court through a random process as provided by the rules of court.

C. When the ground assigned for the recusation of the judge of a district court having one judge is that he is biased, prejudiced, or personally interested in the cause, the judge shall appoint a district judge of an adjoining district to try the motion to recuse. When any other ground is assigned for the recusation of such a district judge, he may appoint either a district judge of an adjoining district or a lawyer domiciled in the judicial district who has the qualifications of a district judge to try the motion to recuse. In a city court, a separate juvenile court, or a family court, when the court has a single judge, the judge shall refer the motion to recuse to a district judge of his district.

D. The order of the court appointing a judge ad hoc shall be entered on the minutes of the court, and the clerk of court shall forward a certified copy of the order to the appointed judge ad hoc. The motion to recuse shall be tried promptly in a contradictory hearing in the court in which the case is pending.

Acts 2001, No. 417, §2.

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