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I filed an ex-parte against my ex-husband when he failed to appear for drug test, which according to our order= positive drug test. Judge denied. Set appointment for mediation. Ex was tested twice more, came up positive for meth. Mediator recommended supervised visitation, judge would not adopt recommendation. My 7-year-old son then tested positive for meth. I would like to sue the judge for preventing me from protecting my children.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

CA

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Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Of course. Unfortunately, Judges are immune from all civil liability for their judicial acts, so you will be unable to sue him. However, you can file a complaint with the Commission on Judicial Performance in California: https://cjp.ca.gov/file_a_complaint/. This probably your only avenue of recourse. Did the judge say why he did not want to follow the mediator's recommendation?

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