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SCR 5.020 Qualifications and terms of office

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
V Trial Commissioners of the District Court (Refs & Annos)
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 5.020
SCR 5.020 Qualifications and terms of office
Each trial commissioner shall be a resident of the county for which he or she is appointed, shall be an attorney if one is qualified and available at the time of such appointment, and shall serve at the pleasure of the chief judge of the district during the remainder of the judge's current term of office. Prior to the appointment of a non-lawyer to serve as trial commissioner, the Chief District Judge shall certify to the Chief Justice in writing that no attorney is qualified and available to serve.
Each trial commissioner, in addition to maintaining applicable continuing education requirements, shall, at least once every two years, attend a training program which focuses on the dynamics and effects of domestic violence including the availability of community resources, victims services and reporting requirements.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 96-1, eff. 1-1-97; prior amendment eff. 11-1-95; adopted eff. 1-1-78
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 5.020, KY ST S CT Rule 5.020
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2020.
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