Hon. William Franc Perry See Rating Details

Family Court
Kings (Brooklyn) 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. William Franc Perry


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY6884
I'd have to agree with the previous poster. Judge Perry does not read motion papers at all. He is unsure of himself and does not like to make decisions. His evidentiary rulings are pro Defendant/Respondent and are often just wrong. His lack of experience and knowledge means he often sides with the 18B courtroom fixtures over more knowledgeable and experienced attorneys.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY4864
This judge does not read motion papers. He makes all his temporary rulings based on arguments of counsel at conferences. I don't know if he is overworked or not, but if he saw the evidence that was filed, he might reach other conclusions. I have also seen no written opinions from him.