Articles From Angela K. LaFratta

No substitute for substitution standard: Actual prejudice remains the standard to succeed on a Petition to Substitute a Judge for Cause By Angela K. LaFratta Bench and Bar, January 2012 Practitioners and judges alike should be aware that, according to the majority in In re Marriage of O’Brien, a party wishing to obtain a substitution of judge for cause must establish actual prejudice or bias. 

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