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Municipal Courts Case Filings Chart

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  • Case filings in FY 2014 increased 3.2% from FY 2013.  Total case terminations increased 3.1% during the same period.
     
  • Civil and criminal traffic filings, which comprise about three-fourths of all municipal court cases, increased 1.5%, from 846,377 in FY 2013 to 859,373 in FY 2014.
     
  • Criminal misdemeanor case filings increased 7.9% from 211,174 in FY 2013 to 227,869 in FY 2014.  Criminal misdemeanor case terminations increased 3.7% from 255,472 in FY 2013 to 264,874 in FY 2014.
     
  • Domestic Violence petitions increased 2.5% from 12,927 in FY 2013 to 13,256 in FY 2014.  Petitions for Injunctions Against Harassment increased 1.6%, from 7,144 in FY 2013 to 7,256 in FY 2014.
     
  • Total cases pending decreased 14.1%, from 713,520 on July 1, 2013 to 612,800 on June 30, 2014.