Hon. Jack Peyton See Rating Details
Judge
Justice of the Peace Court
Pima County
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Tucson

Attorney Average Rating:   3.7 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 rating(s)
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General Rating Criteria

* Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)


Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)


Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
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What others have said about Hon. Jack Peyton


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: AZ572
Rating:2.7
Comments:
Judge Peyton is awful and difficult. As a judge, he is biased on the side of prosecutors, regardless of the evidence. I do have to note that he is inconsistent in his dealings with defendants, based on their educational level and/or resources. He tends to be heavy-handed in his dealings with the educated. I pity any innocent soul that stands before this judge. Some peoples' lives are turned upside-down as a matter of his pre-trial assumption of guilt. Most people hold this man in high esteem, until they actually see first-hand that this judge is really the bully in the room.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: AZ523
Rating:4.6
Comments:
County Attorney Greg Stoltz agreed to bring a domestic violence case against me. In the police report there was not enough evidence to even proceed to a court case. At the arraignment hearing, Judge Peyton sat there and allowed the case to proceed. Then he advised me to get a court-appointed attorney. The judge should have stopped the case before I needed an attorney, since there was no evidence and the State's witness did not show up. The witness never showed up to any of the hearings. I have already sent the judge a request to have those monetary charges revoked but he denied that request. It appears to me that Pima County can bring charges against people and turn their lives upside-down, and then at the end of it all drop the charges like they're doing you a favor. The county should have to eat the court-appointed attorney fees.