Hon. Holly Abery-Wetstone See Rating Details
Superior Court Judge
District Court
Tolland County
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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)

What others have said about Hon. Holly Abery-Wetstone



Comment #: CT63
This judge has single-handedly ruined my son's bond with me. He has autism and already had issues with bonding with caregivers. I asked the Court for shared parenting and Judge Wetstone reduced my visitation from 10 overnights per month to 4 overnights per month. She ignored expert testimony and evidence that would show that seeing his mother more would be good for him.

I have not been found unfit or abusive.
I have never been homeless or jobless.
I have a clean drug and criminal record.
I am mentally and physically capable of raising my son half the time.

My son's disability was not taken into account when Judge Wetstone made her decision. In fact, she ignored the recommendation of my son's teacher and school psychologist, as well as my son's own GAL.

My ex lied under oath incessantly, told story after story, and had no evidence to back it up. Judge Wetstone believed him simply because it came out of his mouth. My ex said I dropped off my son at 2 AM on several occasions with no evidence to prove this, and Judge Wetstone slammed me in her Memorandum that I don't know how to keep my son on a schedule. A judge should have more professional conduct and weigh evidence.

The only reason I am ranking her a "2" instead of "1" is because she did a good job setting up a holiday schedule. After 3 years of begging my ex to see my son on holidays, that is not happening anymore. Pickup and drop off times are clearly written out.