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 (Updated 12/1/2021)
  2. Address Status/Data Status - provides the statuses for address types (Updated 12/1/2021)
  3. Alias Types – provides approved alias types (Updated 12/1/2021)
  4. Appearance Reasons - identifies the different types of hearings and what court types they apply to (Updated 08/24/2022)
  5. Attorney Status – provides the different statuses assigned to attorneys (Updated 07/30/2018)
  6. Attorney Types – provides approved attorney descriptions (Updated 07/30/2018)
  7. Bar Association – Provides proper titles for each State Bar (Updated 07/17/2019)
  8. Case Category – provides approved case categories and the court type under which they appear (Updated 05/25/2021)
  9. Case Status – provides approved case statuses and the court types in which they are used (Updated 05/25/2021)
  10. Case Subtypes – provides approved case subtypes as well as their associated case type, case category and court type (Updated 05/25/2021)
  11. Case Types – provides approved case types as well as their associated case category and court types (Updated 08/24/2022)
  12. Commenced By – provides approved methods by which a case can be commenced and the associated court types (Updated 08/01/2019)
  13. Confinement Types – provides approved confinement type locations (Updated 07/30/2018)
  14. Country Codes – provides the approved FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) country codes (Updated 05/23/2019)
  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 (Updated 08/24/2022)
  16. Court Type Codes - This is the highest level of the hierarchy for cases (Updated 05/26/2021)
  17. Demographics – provides NCIC approved ethnicity, eye color, hair color, and race codes (Updated 12/01/2020)
  18. Disposed By – provides approved modes by which a case can be disposed (Updated 07/30/2018)
  19. Disposition Codes – provides disposition codes approved by MVD or DPS (Updated 07/30/2018)
  20. Email Type Codes - provides approved email type codes (Updated 11/04/2019)
  21. Event Category – provides approved event categories as well as the court types in which they are used (Updated 07/30/2018)
  22. 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 (Updated 12/27/2022)
  23. Filing Type – provides approved types of filing and their associated court types (Updated 08/01/2019)
  24. Identity Types - provides approved ID types (Updated 10/07/2019)
  25. Language Codes – provides approved languages (Updated 1028/2020)
  26. Offense Class – provides approved offense class types (Updated 07/30/2018)
  27. Party Status – provides approved party statuses and their associated court types (Updated 01/22/2020)
  28. Payment Sources – provides approved sources through which payments can be received (Updated 04/22/2019)
  29. Person Prefix – a prefix is a letter or a group of letters that  attaches to the beginning of a name and helps to indicate or modify its meaning (Updated 02/27/2020)
  30. Person Suffix – provides approved person suffix description and their codes (Updated 07/30/2018)
  31. Phone Types – provides acceptable phone types (Updated 10/15/2019)
  32. Physical Mark Types  – provides approved physical mark types (Updated 09/23/2019)
  33. Plea Codes – provides approved types of pleas (Updated 07/30/2018)
  34. PO Party Roles – party roles for protective orders (Updated 12/15/2020)
  35. PO Relationship Codes – provides PO Relationship codes set by statute (Updated 10/07/2019)
  36. Point of Contact – provides approved points of contact (Updated 07/30/2018)
  37. Probation Types – current types of supervision used for Juveniles or adults (Updated 05/23/2019)
  38. Protective Order Codes – Contains the codes currently used in CPOR (Centralized Protective Order Repository). (Updated 10/23/2019)
  39. Result Codes – provides approved hearing results (Updated 07/30/2018)
  40. Sentence Types – provides approved forms of sentencing (Updated 07/31/2018)
  41. Sentencing - Court Mandates – provides approved court mandates (Updated 08/02/2018)
  42. Session Types – provides types of scheduling sessions (Updated 07/30/2018)
  43. Special Handling Types – provides approved special handling types for scheduling (Updated 07/30/2018)
  44. Tickler Types - used to alert users that an action needs to be taken on a case (Updated 05/23/2019)


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