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Opinion 121

An Advisory Opinion is requested as to whether it is improper for a Pro Tempore Judge of a City Recorder’s Court, while acting as attorney for a divorce client seeking past due child support, to file a garnishment in the Superior Court to garnish the wages of an employee of the City Fire Department with the City named as the garnishee.

The question as submitted must be answered in the negative.

[Pertinent Code of Judicial Conduct provisions: Canon 1, Rules 1.2(B), 2.4(B), 2.11, 3.10, Application Provision A(2). Cross reference to other relevant opinions for review: #52, #59, #109, #151, #155, #175, #177, #183.]

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