Hon. Jack Peyton See Rating Details
Justice of the Peace Court
Pima County
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.2 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   10.0 - 1 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


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: AZ1328
Rating:Not Rated
Judge Peyton is awful and difficult. As a judge, he is biased on the side of prosecutors, regardless of the evidence. .In his court your guilty to proven innocent.He also a bully, he treats his court room like he's a dicator.Hes for the women, alleged victim even when they lie. Men will not get a fair trial.If hes your judge.


Comment #: AZ1294
You guys who are talking bad about this judge and calling him bias are wrong. You can't judge a judge based on the fact that you lost your case. Judge Peyton is an honorable man, he genuinely cares about the defendants in all of his cases.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: AZ1189
Megalomaniac- best advise affidavit this jerk.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: AZ572
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
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.