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PENDING ADVISORY OPINION REQUEST: 2013-04 Whether funds deposited into a campaign account may be expended to defray legal defense costs incurred in an official capacity.

Does an elected Superior Court Judge have the authority to raise funds, deposit the funds into their campaign account and expend the funds to defray the legal fees incurred in the official capacity as a sitting Superior Court Judge?

Advisory Opinion Draft [1]