'Systemic Incompetence': First Black Female Judge Fired After 30 Allegations of Misconduct

By Mike Fishmore | April 28, 2024

Upcoming primary election

The unanimous recommendation from a hearing panel investigating Douglas County Probate Judge Christina Peterson is that she should be removed from her position.

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Additionally, Peterson is encountering resistance in the upcoming primary election. Earlier this year, her Homeowners Association (HOA) initiated wage garnishment from her judicial salary to settle the $43,446.76 debt she owes.

Since assuming office

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Since assuming office in late 2020, the first-time judge has been under scrutiny in several investigations by FOX 5 I-Team.