Hon. Michael G. Takac See Rating Details

Circuit Court
Lake County
5th Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.8 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 6 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. Michael G. Takac


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4162
Rating:1.6
Comments:
He does not go by law, Florida or Civil Code. He instigates litigation and has no idea what is going on. He cannot handle cases and does not are about truth, honesty, or what he costing innocent litigants by the games he plays in court. He is the worst Judge I have ever encountered.

Litigant

Comment #: FL4107
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Unfortunately, he either does not understand the Florida Statutes or simply chooses not to follow them. The law is the law and Judge Takac needs to take a refresher course. And his personal comments, tardiness and obvious bias toward women are very unethical...disappointing and disturbing.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL3802
Rating:1.0
Comments:
The worst judge in Lake County and he will not follow the law, intentionally talks down to women and refuses to rule on cases. Needs to be removed from the bench before anymore lives are ruined.

Other

Comment #: FL3751
Rating:10.0
Comments:
This man does his job!!

Other

Comment #: FL3720
Rating:3.0
Comments:
He shows time and time again that he's more on the side of men in divorce proceedings and just can't make rational decisions. Can't wait to vote against him next term.

Other

Comment #: FL3712
Rating:1.0
Comments:
This judge is breaking his own court order and has no regard for helping people. He is unable to think through things rationally and people who work with him feel he is a Jerk to the public

Prosecutor

Comment #: FL3699
Rating:2.8
Comments:
Procedure and rules, why follow them?? He’s flies by the seat of his pants at his proceedings. Partial and unethical. Doesn't have the experience needed to be on the bench.

Other

Comment #: FL3634
Rating:5.0
Comments:
"Quirky" is what everyone says about him and that's very true. Nothing like the other seasoned judges that treat all cases pretty much the same.

Litigant

Comment #: FL3007
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge is horrid and cares nothing for the best interests of children.