Friday, October 31, 2014

Indiana’s Largest Court System Implements Odyssey

Indiana’s Largest Court System Implements Odyssey

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 [...]

Introducing… The Guardianship Registry

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 [...]

Appellate Courts to Adopt Odyssey CMS

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 [...]

Courts, Electronic Judgments, and Odyssey

April 25, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez

Henry County
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 [...]

Sharing Court Records Using CMS Search

April 25, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez , Lilia G. Judson

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 [...]

One Million Tickets Filed Electronically to Odyssey Courts

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 [...]

Judicial Technology Oversight Committee

February 7, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez

Established by Public Law 284-2013, the Judicial Technology Oversight Committee (JTOC) held its inaugural meeting on September 13th at the offices of the Division of State Court Administration, which is charged with staffing the Committee. A second meeting was held on December 10th in the Indiana Government Center South Building.
Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson [...]

Using INcite to Collect & Connect Juvenile Data

October 28, 2013 by LaJuan Epperson , Lisa Thompson

Statistical Reporting
Statistics about juvenile delinquency cases are a key part of the annual Indiana Judicial Service Report and Indiana Probation Report. Published by the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration (Division), the reports reflect detailed court-by-court data on judicial caseloads, general court finances and probation information. The case data is submitted to [...]

Gaining INcite into Tax Warrants

Gaining INcite into Tax Warrants

August 16, 2013 by Mary L. DePrez

Since 2007, when the Indiana Supreme Court made a commitment to bring modern technology to Indiana’s courts and the clerks who serve them, it has sponsored the development of more than twenty information sharing, custom applications in INcite, the court’s information technology extranet connecting over 20,000 registered users. One of these applications automated the burdensome [...]

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