Kazran v. Buchanan, ___ So. 3d ___, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D488 (Fla. 2d DCA February 20, 2015)
After the trial court directed a verdict against the petitioner, he filed a motion to disqualify the judge based on the judge’s conduct and comments over the course of the case. When the judge denied the motion, the petitioner filed a petition for writ of prohibition, but the appellate court denied the petition. To the extent the motion was based upon conduct or comments made more than ten days before the motion was filed, the motion was untimely. In computing time under Fla. R. Jud. Admin. 2.514(a)(1)(A), the day triggering the event is excluded from the count. To the extent that the motion was based on adverse legal rulings, the motion was legally insufficient.
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