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Case Processing Standards Leadership Conference

Welcome to the Arizona Case Processing
Standards Leadership Conference

 Leadership Conference breakout session
"National Time Standards - AZ Courts Feedback" 
October 23, 2012 from 10:10 to 11:15 a.m. in
Conference Room 101, Arizona State Courts Building, Phoenix.


 National Center for State Courts Model Time Standards
 High level summary analysis of all case types   (hard copy of document provided at conference)     
This is a preliminary overivew and further revisions will be made by the steering committee based on comments   
    received ,from the legal community, leadership participants and standing committees.
 
Link to the Comments/Forum website    
    

 Powerpoint Presentations from Leadership Conference
         
  Dan Hall from the National Center for Stat Courts
      Marcus Reinkensmeyer from Administrative Office of the Courts

         
DETAILED ANALYSIS 
CASE CATEGORY    PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS
 FOR ARIZONA
Civil - Superior Court Cases   

Complies with National Standard 

 Civil - Justice Court Cases               

Complies with National Standard for General Civil Court 

 Civil - Traffic               

Complies with National Standard for Criminal
Traffic and Local Ordinances 

Civil - Small Claims and Civil Local Ordinances 
-exclude eviction actions 
 

Complies with National Standard 

Civil - Eviction Actions
(separate case category for Arizona) 
 

Initial analysis of Arizona laws suggest a faster standard.
based on analysis of Arizona Laws
 

Probate - Administration of Estates   

Complies with National Standard 

Probate - Guardianship/Conservator
of Incapacitated Adults
 

Complies with National Standard 

 Probate - Mental Health Cases  

Complies with National Standard

 Criminal - Post Conviction Relief  

Complies with National Standard

 Criminal - Misdemeanor
-exclude DUI and include criminal traffic
 

Complies with National Standard

Misdemeanor DUI - no link provided
(separate case category for Arizona)
 

Retain Existing Arizona Standard

 Criminal - Felony  

Complies with National Standard
(see analysis)

 Family Law - Post Judgement Motions

 

Complies with National Standard

 Family Law - Dissolution, 
Legal Separation, Paternity
 

Complies with National Standard
(see analysis for intermediate goals)

 Family Law - Protection Order Cases  

Initial analysis suggest an Arizona specific standard.
based on analysis of Arizona Laws

 Juvenile - Termination of Parental Rights  

Complies with National Standard

 Juvenile - Delinquency and Status Offense  

Initial analysis of Arizona laws suggest a faster standard.
based on analysis of Arizona Laws

 Juvenile - Neglect and Abuse  

Initial analysis of Arizona Laws suggest a faster standard.
based on analysis of Arizona Laws

     

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