Hon. Carol L. Henson See Rating Details
Superior Court
Orange County
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Attorney Average Rating:   5.5 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   5.0 - 3 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. Carol L. Henson


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA26526
An absolute gem. Knows the law and the evidence code and treats all with respect, even when they don’t deserve it. Would not hesitate to try another case in front of her


Comment #: CA19328
Dismisses factual evidence. Accepts falsified documents. Makes decisions on female demeanor, state of mind, emotion. Favors female dv claims on their word only. Men will not be heard equally. A very biased judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA15505
Pro mother. Makes judgement on no evidence and deamenor alone. Judge Henson completely stripped me of my parenting rights and my second amendment. Based on testimony and heresay with no evidence. Based her decision on interpretation of demeanor. I sat in on another case she was hearing and she did the same within 40 minutes.
She acts caring but while she’s stripping male litigants of their parental rights and completely believing female litigants.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA14896
Leans heavy on the side of female DV claims. Based on no proof and unverified information.


Comment #: CA14791
Applies the DV statute for family law too liberally. Based on what woman says alone.


Comment #: CA13991
Rating:Not Rated
I have not been heard by her yet, but hopefully she is better than some of the other judges at LJC.


Comment #: CA13375
She actually cares. I have yet to be heard by her, She is our assigned judge but we've been given to an overflow attorney only so far. I've seen her make judgments on sever cases while waiting in her courtroom. She gives me hope!