2010 Arkansas Code
Title 21 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 4 - Attendance and Leave
Subchapter 3 - Military Leave of Absence
§ 21-4-306 - Circuit court judges.

21-4-306. Circuit court judges.

(a) Whenever a judge of a circuit court shall volunteer or be called into the military service of the United States, the office shall be filled during such leave of absence by the election of an emergency circuit judge by a majority of all regular licensed and practicing attorneys of the judicial district in attendance at a meeting to be called by the circuit judge, after due notice to the attorneys.

(b) The emergency circuit judge shall hold and discharge the duties of the office until such time as the regularly elected circuit judge shall reassume the office and shall be vested with all the powers and charged with all the duties incident to the office.

(c) The emergency circuit judge shall be compensated in the same manner and amount as provided by law to the regularly elected circuit judge holding such office.

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