Hon. Chet A. Tharpe See Rating Details

Circuit Court
Hillsborough County
13th Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   2.1 - 1 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 2 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)

What others have said about Hon. Chet A. Tharpe


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL6229


Comment #: FL6228
Horribe = has exparte communication with attorney's - more interested in wasting money than justice - tears families apart - does not listen to the people who are not part of his buddy attorney's defense - this sad old man was sent to PC as punishment but the families that face him are the ones punished - he should NEVER be a family law judge cause he is not interested - threw all old judge's notes into the garbage - years of litigation and thousands of dollars of attorney fees thrown away - "gonna do it my way" even though not skilled or patience to care for children appropriately


Comment #: FL5999
Horrible. Terrible understanding of domestic violence and family law matters.