Complaint about Judge going to first hearing
Complaints about NZ court Judges are not rare. Complaints proceeding to a hearing are extremely uncommon.
Last season there were 162 complaints. This year, 363 complaints.
Statistics show that complaints about the Family Court have doubled.
The Judge is entitled to have name suppression.
Judicial Conduct Commissioner’s Alan Richie on his said “On my assessment, the conduct, if established, would fall well short of accepted judicial standards.”