District judge Chris Kaminski

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama judge who had a relationship with a female attorney has been found guilty of two ethics violations.

News outlets report a settlement between Chris Kaminski and the Judicial Inquiry Commission was formalized Tuesday in Montgomery. Kaminski resigned as Coffee County district judge July 16.

The commission says Kaminski improperly presided in cases involving the lawyer. It also says he improperly obtained courthouse surveillance video for personal purposes.

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has resigned amid judicial ethics charges that accuse him of having an affair with an attorney who was handling cases in his court.

WDHN-TV reports that Coffee County District Judge Chris Kaminski says he is quitting because it isn't "financially feasible" to fight charges filed with the Alabama Court of the Judiciary on Tuesday.