Code Standardization - GJ


The mission of the General Jurisdiction Code Standardization Workgroup is to develop a standard code set for use in an automated case management system for the general jurisdiction courts.

The code tables to be addressed shall include but are not limited to Court Type, Case Category, Case Type, Party Type, Event Codes, Financial Codes, Event Category, Party Status, and Result Codes.

The codes will be used in a range of automation projects including statistical reporting, case management reporting, public access and reporting to other government agencies.

  • General Jurisdiction Code Standards
  1. Address Types – provides approved address types
  2. Address/Data Status - provides the statuses for address types
  3. Alias Types – provides approved alias types
  4. Appearance Reasons - identifies the different types of hearings and what court types they apply to
  5. Attorney Status – provides the different statuses assigned to attorneys
  6. Attorney Types – provides approved attorney descriptions
  7. Bar Association – Provides proper titles for each State Bar
  8. Case Category – provides approved case categories and the court type under which they appear
  9. Case Status – provides approved case statuses and the court types in which they are used
  10. Case Subtypes – provides approved case subtypes as well as their associated case type, case category and court type
  11. Case Types – provides approved case types as well as their associated case category and court types
  12. Commenced By – provides approved methods by which a case can be commenced and the associated court types
  13. Confinement Types – provides approved confinement type locations
  14. Country Codes – provides the approved FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) country codes
  15. Court Role Type – provides a description of the court and their roles and their role type as well as a definition of the court role
  16. Demographics – provides NCIC approved ethnicity, eye color, hair color, and race codes
  17. Disposed By – provides approved modes by which a case can be disposed
  18. Disposition Codes – provides disposition codes approved by MVD or DPS
  19. Event Category – provides approved event categories as well as the court types in which they are used
  20. Event Entry Types – provides approved events with their corresponding event category as well as the following information: Effective/End Date, Event Code, Usage, Case Status/Party Status, Data Warehouse code, System Event-True/False, Court Type in which they are used, whether it displays on Public Access/CCR
  21. Filing Type – provides approved types of filing and their associated court types
  22. Identity Types - provides approved ID types
  23. Language Codes – provides approved languages
  24. Offense Class – provides approved offense class types
  25. Party Status – provides approved party statuses and their associated court types
  26. Payment Sources – provides approved sources through which payments can be received
  27. Person Suffix – provides approved person suffix description and their codes
  28. Phone Types - provides acceptable phone types 
  29. Physical Mark Types  – provides approved physical mark types
  30. Plea Codes – provides approved types of pleas
  31. PO Party Roles – party roles for protective orders
  32. PO Relationship Codes – provides PO Relationship codes set by statute
  33. Point of Contact – provides approved points of contact
  34. Probation Types – current types of supervision used for Juveniles or adults
  35. Protective Order Codes – Contains the codes currently used in CPOR (Centralized Protective Order Repository).
  36. Result Codes – provides approved hearing results
  37. Sentence Types – provides approved forms of sentencing
  38. Sentencing - Court Mandates – provides approved court mandates
  39. Session Types – provides types of scheduling sessions
  40. Special Handling Types – provides approved special handling types for scheduling
  41. Tickler Types - used to alert users that an action needs to be taken on a case


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