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Notice re: Magistrate Application

The Judicial Branch is receiving applications through Friday, September 14, 2012, for appointments of a limited number of magistrates.
 
Magistrates are appointed by the Chief Court Administrator pursuant to C.G.S. 51-193l.  They hear and decide small claims cases and may also hear certain infractions, motor vehicle, and other violation cases.  Appointments are effective for a three-year term.  Compensation is $150 per day and magistrates are limited to serving no more than 90 days per year.

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Attorneys who have been members of the bar for at least five years may apply. Application material and Guidelines for Magistrates are available electronically. Questions and requests for paper copies of documents should be directed to:
 
Magistrate Matters
Superior Court Operations
225 Spring Street
Wethersfield, CT  06109
Phone:  (860) 263-2734
Fax:      (860) 263-2775
Email:   Magistrate.Matters@jud.ct.gov
 
                                                                                              Hon. Barbara M. Quinn
                                                                                                  Chief Court Administrator
 
Application Package:
Form JD-ES-268:  Application for Appointment as a Magistrate
Form JD-ES-279:  Magistrate Application Authorization for Release of Information
Guidelines for Magistrates Effective August 28, 2012



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