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§ 3-806. Assignment of judges

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: December 14, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Juvenile Causes--Children in Need of Assistance (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 14, 2022
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-806
§ 3-806. Assignment of judges
In general
(a)(1) In every county, one or more judges shall be assigned specially to handle cases arising under this subtitle and Subtitle 8A of this title.
(2) The assignment shall be made by the circuit administrative judge, subject to the approval of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Maryland.
(3) The judges so assigned are not subject to an automatic regular rotation.
Characteristics of assigned judge
(b) To the extent feasible, the judges assigned under this section shall:
(1) Desire to be so assigned;
(2) Have the temperament necessary to deal properly with the cases and children likely to come before the court; and
(3) Have special experience or training in juvenile causes and the problems of children likely to come before the court.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 415, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2001, c. 29, § 5, eff. April 10. 2001; Acts 2002, c. 19, § 1, eff. April 9, 2002; Acts 2023, c. 49, § 6.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-806, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-806
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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