Code Standardization - LJ

The mission of the Limited Jurisdiction Code Standardization Workgroup is to develop a standard code set for use in an automated case management system for the limited 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, Citation Type, Event Category, Party Status, and Results Codes.

The codes will be used in a range of automation projects including but not restricted to statistical reporting, case management reporting, public access and reporting to other government agencies.

  • Limited Jurisdiction Code Standards
  1. Address Types – provides approved address types (Updated 06/09/2023)
  2. Alias Types - provides approved alias types (Updated 12/1/2021)
  3. Appearance Reasons – identifies the different types of hearings and what court types they apply to (Updated 05/23/2019)
  4. Attorney Status – provides the different statuses assigned to attorneys (Updated 05/21/2019)
  5. Attorney Types – provides approved attorney descriptions (Updated 05/21/2019)
  6. Bar Association – Provides proper titles for each State Bar (Updated 07/17/2019)
  7. Case Category – provides approved case categories and the court type under which they appear (Updated 10/13/2023)
  8. Case Filing Types – provides approved types of filing (Updated 06/12/2023)
  9. Case Status – provides approved case statuses and the court types in which they are used (Updated 06/09/2023)
  10. Case Subtypes – provides approved case subtypes as well as their associated case type, case category and court type (Updated 09/14/2022)
  11. Case Types – provides approved case types as well as their associated case category and court types (Updated 10/13/2023)
  12. Charge Manner of Disposition - provides approved Charge Manner of Disposition codes and descriptions (Updated 9/26/2023)
  13. Charge Qualifier - provides approved charge qualifier codes and descriptions (6/12/2023)
  14. Citing Agency Prefix – prefix for most citing agencies (Updated 05/21/2019)
  15. Commenced By – provides approved methods by which a case can be commenced and the associated court types (Updated 06/09/2023)
  16. Confinement Types – provides approved confinement type locations (Updated 05/21/2019)
  17. Contact Status - provides the statuses for address types (Updated 9/26/2023)
  18. Country Codes - provides the approved FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) country codes (Updated 07/14/2023)
  19. Court Role Type - provides a description of the court roles and their role type as well as a definition of the court role (Updated 10/31/2023)
  20. Court Type Codes - This is the highest level of the hierarchy for cases (Updated 05/21/2019)
  21. Demographics – provides NCIC approved ethnicity, eye color, hair color, race and sex codes (Updated 6/9/2023)
  22. Disposed By – provides approved modes by which a case can be disposed (Updated 05/21/2019)
  23. Disposition Codes – provides disposition codes approved by MVD or DPS (Updated 07/14/2023)
  24. Duration Length - provides approved duration length codes (Updated 9/8/2023)
  25. Email Type Codes - provides approved email type codes (Updated 11/04/2019)
  26. Event Category – provides approved event categories as well as the court types in which they are used (Updated 05/21/2019)
  27. Event Entry Types – provides approved events with their corresponding event category as well as the following information: Effective/End Date, Event Code, Data Warehouse code, System Event-True/False, Court Type in which they are used, whether it displays on Public Access/CCR (Updated 10/18/2023)
    1. FARE Events - provides all event/docket/document codes and descriptions associated with FARE be standardized statewide. (11/28/2023)
    2. PO Events (AZPOINT) - provides all standardized codes and descriptions for protective order documents that will be displayed in CCR, CPOR and AZPOINT and apply to all protective order case types - Orders of Protection (OOP), Injunctions Against Harassment (IAH) and Injunctions Against Workplace Harassment (IWH). (10/13/2023)
  28. Filing Type – provides approved types of filing (Updated 06/12/2023)
  29. Hearing Result Codes – provides approved hearing results (Updated 05/22/2019)
  30. Identity Types – provides approved ID types (Updated 10/07/2019)
  31. Language Codes – provides approved languages (Updated 6/29/2023)
  32. Name Type [Alias Type] – provides approved alias types (Updated 12/1/2021)
  33. Offense Class - provides approved offense class codes and descriptions (Updated 6/27/2023)
  34. Party Status – provides approved party statuses and their associated court types (Updated 05/22/2019)
  35. Payment Sources – provides approved sources through which payments can be received and the associated Tender Types (Updated 05/22/2019)
  36. Person Alerts – approved alerts which display on the Case Dashboard (Updated 05/22/2019)
  37. 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)
  38. Person Suffix - provides approved person suffix descriptions and their codes (Updated 10/16/2019)
  39. Phone Types – provides acceptable phone types (Updated 9/8/2023)
  40. Physical Mark Types – provides approved physical mark types (Updated 05/22/2019)
  41. Plea Codes – provides approved types of pleas (Updated 09/08/2023)
  42. PO Party Role – party roles for protective orders (Updated 06/23/2023)
  43. PO Relationship Codes – provides PO Relationship codes set by statute (Updated 10/07/2019)
  44. Point of Contact – provides approved points of contacts (Updated 05/22/2019)
  45. Preparatory Offense Codes - provides approved codes and their descriptions (8/1/2023)
  46. Protective Order Codes – Contains the codes currently used in CPOR (Centralized Protective Order Repository) (Updated 10/23/2019)
  47. Sentence Types – provides approved forms of sentencing (Updated 05/22/2019)
  48. Sentencing - Court Mandates - provides approved court mandates (Updated 06/22/2023)
  49. Tender Types – different forms of payment accepted by the court (Updated 05/23/2019)
  50. Tickler Types – used to alert users that an action needs to be taken on a case (Updated 05/22/2019)