The state Supreme Court has privately reprimanded a former northern Indiana probate judge.
The Judicial Qualifications Commission filed a misconduct charge against Nemeth in August claiming he violated the code of judicial conduct during a 2011 guardianship hearing by suggesting it was inappropriate for taxpayers to pay for a sign language interpreter for a woman seeking custody of a deaf teenager when she “hadn’t paid taxes for several years.”
Nemeth has said he doesn’t believe he did anything wrong.
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