In her first State of the Judiciary address earlier this year, Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush announced that Indiana courts would begin to offer Electronic Filing (“e-filing”) in 2015 and that “e-filing would transform the way Hoosiers interact with the courts.” With e-filing, two centuries of paper filings will be ending. [...]
May 12, 2015 by Jeffrey Wiese
The Division of State Court Administration (Division) Court Technology staff reports another breakthrough in reporting quarterly statistics. Indiana trial courts may now utilize Odyssey—the statewide case management system—to create, complete and file these reports.
Long gone are the days of completing quarterly court statistics on paper and mailing that information to the Division. Court Technology [...]
February 24, 2015 by Mary L. DePrez
One of the responsibilities of probation officers is to collect body fluid samples from clients to test for the presence of drugs or alcohol when that is a condition of their probation. But did you also know that Indiana law requires officers to collect a DNA sample for persons convicted of a felony? [...]
October 3, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez
After a year of planning involving a host of agencies, the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration’s technology staff implemented the Odyssey case management system in the 22 criminal courts in Marion County, completing the transition to Odyssey for the Superior and Circuit Courts.
In 2009, Odyssey was deployed to the Marion County traffic [...]
June 26, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez
With the help of funding from the Division of State Court Administration, Judge Susan Orr Henderson, Fountain County Circuit Court, and Judge Diane Kavadias Schneider, Lake County Superior Court, Civil Division, worked with a task force and the Division’s Judicial Technology and Automation Committee (JTAC) staff to develop a new Guardianship Registry Application in response [...]
June 26, 2014 by Editor
The Indiana Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court have launched a plan to implement the Odyssey Case Management System (CMS) in their courts. With support from the trial court technology staff at the Division of State Court Administration, Indiana appellate courts are being added to the statewide CMS that is currently used [...]
April 25, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez
The Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration (Division) in 2012 awarded Henry County a Court Reform Grant to develop an electronic record of judgments and orders system. The project had two goals: 1) develop an electronic Record of Judgments and Orders (eRJO) to eliminate thick, bound paper books; and 2) make the [...]
What It Is and How It Works
As Chief Justice Dickson announced in his State of the Judiciary address on January 15, 2014, the Division of State Court Administration (Division) deployed a new INcite application called CMS Search. The CMS Search application enables court staff to search and view court records across multiple case management [...]
INcite Applications Enhance Juvenile Case Processing and Provide Data for Local Fiscal Impact Assessment
The steady development and enhancements to the Supreme Court’s INcite platform are constantly improving case processing and are now able to provide statewide data for study, analysis and planning. The deployment of the automated Indiana Adult Risk Assessment, Pre Sentence Investigation Reports and Abstract of Judgment applications in INcite resulted in the development of [...]
February 7, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez
On August 14, 2013, the trial court technology section of the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration (Division) hit a major milestone when it filed its one millionth traffic ticket electronically in the state’s Odyssey court case management system.
During 2008, the first traffic case was “e-filed” in Odyssey in Monroe County without the [...]