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Municipal Courts Case Filings Chart

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  • Case filings in FY 2013 decreased 8.5% from FY 2012.  Total case terminations decreased 3.7% during the same period.
     
  • Civil and criminal traffic filings, which comprise about three-fourths of all municipal court cases, decreased 9.8%, from 938,748 in FY 2012 to 846,377 in FY 2013.
     
  • Criminal misdemeanor case filings decreased 2.0% from 215,591 in FY 2012 to 211,174 in FY 2013.  Criminal misdemeanor case terminations increased 5.6% from 270,760 in FY 2012 to 255,472 in FY 2013.
     
  • Domestic Violence petitions decreased 0.5% from 12,989 in FY 2012 to 12,927 in FY 2013.  Petitions for Injunctions Against Harassment decreased 1.9%, from 7,280 in FY 2012 to 7,144 in FY 2013.
     
  • Total cases pending decreased 13.3%, from 823,040 on July 1, 2012 to 713,520 on June 30, 2013.