Firm Wins Appeal Against Chatham County Probate Judge
John Monroe Law, P.C. won a case in the Court of Appeals of Georgia against Thomas C. Bordeaux, Jr., the judge of the Probate Court of Chatham County. In the case, Firm clients sued Bordeaux for grossly exceeding the time required to issue weapons carry licenses. The Superior Court of Chatham County ruled, among other things, that a declaratory judgment against against a probate judge is barred by judicial immunity. The Court of Appeals reversed, holding that judicial immunity only bars claims for damages.