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2017

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result of non-specific allegation which failed to identify the unethical conduct or any specific Judge. The focus of the Complaint was an allegation regarding non-judicial police and Department for Children and Family employees.
Docket Number: 13.027
Judge Name: None
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint stems from probate matters in which the Respondent Judge presided and an attorney was disciplined for ethical violations. The allegations included questions of whether the matters were handled with the required expediency, if “high standards of conduct” were enforced and if there was proper oversight by the Court.  A Written Warning was issued to the Judge after Investigation by Special Counsel
Docket Number: 16.030
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 1, 3(B)(8) and 3(D)(2)
Date of Disposition: 6/13/2017 (Dismissed, Written Warning Issued)
Closure Summary: Dismissed, Written Warning Issued

 

Closure Report: Complanant alleged Judge was not timely releasing escrowed funds; During the pendency of the Complaint the funds were released and the Complaint was withdrawn
Docket Number: 16.039
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 3(B)(8)
Date of Disposition: 2/27/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result the Complainant being dissatisfied with the manner in  which child support is calculated and stated that the Judge showed bias against Complainant.
Docket Number: 16.040
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 3(B)(5)
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: Complainant inquired if a violation of the Judicial Conduct Board Rules occurred when a Judge failed to issue a ruling in 3 months without other any specific information. The Complainant was given 30 days to supplement his complaint with specific information but failed to do so.
Docket Number: 17.001
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 3/1/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: The Complaint included allegations that, in an appeal from a small claims matter, the Judge would not recuse from the matter.  Complainant did not know that an appeal is heard by a different judge than in the original trial.  Complainant was notified of this fact and given 30 days to suplement his complaint, which he did not do.
Docket Number: 17.002
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 3/6/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: Complainant questions the authenticity of the signature of the Judge on orders and alleges   bias or prejudice.
Docket Number: 17.003
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 3B(5)
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: Complaint against attorney not under the jurisdiction of the Judicial Conduct Board
Docket Number: 17.004
Judge Name: None
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 3/6/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result of non-specific allegations which failed to identify the unethical conduct or any specific Judge. The focus of the Complaint was an allegation regarding non-judicial police and Department for Children and Family employees.
Docket Number: 17.005
Judge Name: None
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is based on the Complainant’s disagreement with the Judge’s rulings regarding discovery and depositions in a civil litigation matter.
Docket Number: 17.007
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 2(A)
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: Complaint is regarding various issues surrounding arrest and conviction of her son, probation issues, complaints about police officers and school officials.  The allegations wer not within the jurisdiction of the Board.
Docket Number: 17.009
Judge Name: None
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result of an allegation that the Judge failed to follow Department of Corrections policy in an Order issued
Docket Number: 17.011
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result of Complainant's view that the Judge was not prepared for the trial because the Judge asked questions during the trial. Complainant also felt a post-trial status conference was handled inappropriately.
Docket Number: 17.012
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 3B(2), 3B(7), 3B(7)(d) and 3B(8)
Date of Disposition: 6/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result of the Complainant’s view that the Judge showed bias, that the Judge did not recuse from a number of matters after motions for recusal were made; and the Judge denied certain motions despite the law.
Docket Number: 17.013
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 3B(5)-Bias; Canon 3(5); Canon 4A(1) and (3)
Date of Disposition: 6/14/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: This Complaint is the result of a Post-Conviction Relief matter, with allegations that the Judge did not allow for an extension of time for the Complainant to search for additional records.
Docket Number: 17.015
Judge Name: Anonymous
Canon Involved: Canon 2(A)
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

 

Closure Report: Complaint against a Guardian Ad Litem
Docket Number: 17.016
Judge Name: None
Canon Involved: None implicated
Date of Disposition: 5/17/2017 (Dismissed)
Closure Summary: Dismissed

2016
Year of Disposition: 2016
Complainant alleged judge issued an order in a family court case after the judge had already decided to recuse himself. Complaint was investigated by Special Counsel and the Board entered into a Deferred Discipline Agreement with judge. Terms completed.   14.036   Anonymous   Canons 3(B)(1) and 3(E)(1)   October 5, 2016 (Deferred Discipline Agreement/Terms Successfully Completed/Dismissed)   Deferred Discipline Agreement/Terms Successfully Completed/Dismissed
Both complaints involve the same matters; a Relief from Abuse Order and a criminal trial. Complainant alleged the Judge was biased.   16.001 and 16.009   Anonymous   Canon 3   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of an interested party's unhappiness with the results of a contested zoning matter.   16.002   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(5)   2/26/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of Complainant's unhappiness with the results of a foreclosure action. The Complainants allege bias and potential disqualification of the Judge.   16.003   Anonymous   Canons 3(B)(5) and 3(E)(1)   2/24/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint came to the Board as a result of Complainant's unhappiness with a Judge's decision. There are no allegations of misconduct; rather, the allegations are against an attorney and the Department of Children and Families   16.005   Anonymous   None implicated   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of Complainant's unhappiness with the merits of a Trial Court Judge's decision, and with the entire Supreme Court which upheld the decision on appeal.   16.006   Anonymous   Canons 1, 2(A), 3(B), 2, 5, 6, and 8.   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint came before the Board due to Complainants' belief that the Judge was biased from an unrelated matter and, therefore, intentionally made an error. The Trial Court ruling was subsequently reversed on appeal.   16.007   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(5)   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of Complainant's unhappiness with the Judge in a contested divorce matter.   16.008   Anonymous   Canon 3(E)(1)(b)   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Both complaints involve the same matters; a Relief from Abuse Order and a criminal trial. Complainant alleged the Judge was biased.   16.009 and 16.001   Anonymous   Canon 3   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is a family court matter. Complainant alleged that service of a hearing notice was not perfected.   16.010   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(7)   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is brought against two judges and other parties over whom the Judicial Conduct Board has no jurisdiction. See also 15.032 for companion complaint.   16.011   Anonymous   Canons 2 and 3 and A.O. 10 Preamble   7/6/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complainant's second complaint to the Board concerning her unhappiness with the Judges in a long running foreclosure matter.   16.012   Anonymous   Canon 3(E)(1)   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint alleges misconduct by a mediator. This Board does not have jurisdiction over mediators.   16.013   Not applicable   None   4/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of Complainant's unhappiness with rulings in a criminal matter and with his attorney.   16.014   Anonymous   None implicated   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of Complainant's unhappiness with various Judges in a foreclosure action. No ethical allegations were made.   16.015   Anonymous   None implicated   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint arose out of Complainant's unhappiness with the Judge's ruling in a matter involving the tax exempt status of real estate.   16.016   Anonymous   None implicated   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of a long standing, litigated Will contest, the outcome of which was upheld on appeal.   16.017   Anonymous   None implicated   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of Complainant's unhappiness with the Judge who presided over a small claims matter. An allegation was made that the Judge did not act in a timely fashion.   16.018   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(8)   7/12/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is the result of a small claims court landlord/tenant dispute. Complainant alleged the Judge was disrespectful and prejudiced.   16.019   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(4)   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complainant alleged the Judge allowed most but not all of his requests for accommodation and that the Judge acted out of religious bias.   16.020   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(4) and (5)   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint is a probate court matter involved three estranged siblings in which the Judge appointed a disinterested Administrator.   16.021   Anonymous   None implicated   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint arose out of Complainant's unhappiness with the Judge's rulings in a matter involving removal of personal property.   16.022   Anonymous   None implicated   8/3/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint concerns Complainant's unhappiness with a Supreme Court ruling denying post-conviction relief.   16.023   Anonymous   None implicated   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint arose out of a divorce proceeding. Complainant alleges the Judge took too long to issue an Order.   16.024   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(8)   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint arose out of Complainant's unhappiness with his criminal trial. Various allegations against the Judge were made including delay of the trial caused by Complainant's multiple requests for new counsel.   16.025   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(8) and 3(B)(5)   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint came to the Board as a result of Complainant's unhappiness with a Judge's decision in a criminal matter. There are no allegations of ethical misconduct; rather, the allegations are against a state's attorney and an attorney.   16.026   Anonymous   None implicated   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint arose out of Complainant's uhappiness with the outcome of a foreclosure action.   16.027   Anonymous   None implicated   10/7/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complainant is unhappy with the results in his son's divorce matter.   16.028   Anonymous   None implicated   9/27/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed
Complaint came to the Board as a result of an attorney's unhappiness with a Judge during a drug trafficking hearing. The allegations involve alleged racial bias.   16.029   Anonymous   Canon 3(B)(5)   10/5/2016 (Dismissed)   Dismissed