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Judges and other public officials

Verified 25 May 2020 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of Justice

There are 2 categories of judges: the magistrates of the seat, called judgesand the prosecutors, who are the prosecutors and the substitutes. Some judges are specialized in the type of case to be dealt with (family judge, examining magistrate, juvenile judge, etc.). All magistrates are assisted in their work by public officials, such as clerks or judicial police officers (OPJ).