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Performance Measures Overview

Performance Measures Overview

Performance measures are quantifiable indicators used to assess how well an organization is achieving its desired objectives. This video explains how Michigan Trial Courts and SCAO have developed and use performance measures as a court management tool. 

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FOC Domestic Violence Training: Part 1

FOC Domestic Violence Training:  Part 1

Domestic violence training required by the support and parenting time enforcement act for friend of the court staff who conduct joint meetings.

 

 

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FOC Domestic Violence Training: Part 2

FOC Domestic Violence Training:  Part 2

Domestic violence training required by the support and parenting time enforcement act for friend of the court staff who conduct joint meetings.

 

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SCAO in Brief: One Court of Justice website - Top 10 Tips

SCAO in Brief:  One Court of Justice website - Top 10 Tips

Looking for guidance on exploring the Michigan Courts | One Court of Justice website?  This brief video provides the top 10 tips on navigation of the Michigan Courts | One Court of Justice website.

 

 

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Ability to Pay

Ability to Pay

Judge John Hallacy and Judge James Brady provide an overview of ability-to-pay issues when enforcing court-ordered financial obligations. The webcast includes frequently asked questions and hypothetical scenarios.

pdf Ability To Pay flowcharts

pdf Ability To Pay presentation

 

 

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Case File Management Standards - Overview

Case File Management Standards - Overview

This recording, from the Chief Deputy Clerk seminar in September 2014, includes topics such as Case File Management Standards, Records Management and Retention, Juvenile Records, and Probate Records.

pdf Case File Management Standards Overview-Sept 2014

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Juvenile Resentencing under Miller v Alabama and MCL 769.25-25a

Juvenile Resentencing under Miller v Alabama and MCL 769.25-25a

This recording is from the September 2016 seminar which includes a review of the law and procedure in cases where the prosecution is requesting a mandatory life term or term of years sentence.

pdf 1. Excerpt of MJI Juvenile Justice Benchbook

pdf 2. Legal and Practical Considerations_Prof. Thomas presentation

pdf 3. Juvenile Lifer Resentencing Proceedings

pdf 4. Issues with Timing and Record Gathering

pdf 5. Resource Needs and Limitations

pdf 6. What Judges Should Expect From the Parties

pdf Post Seminar Material Time and Costs of SADO Juvenile Lifer Hearings

 

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Jury Management: The New Performance Measure

Jury Management:  The New Performance Measure

This jury management seminar recording provides an overview of the jury management performance measure, juror yield, juror utilization, the MCAP application and current jury management software.

  pdf Jury Management presentation

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District Court Case Processing: General Civil

District Court Case Processing:  General Civil

This recording covers the basics of how to process general civil cases in district court.

District Court Case Processing: General Civil

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SCAO in Brief: Top 10 Case File Management Standards Errors

SCAO in Brief:  Top 10 Case File Management Standards Errors

This recording provides guidance to avoid the top 10 most common case file management standards errors SCAO staff sees when reviewing trial court files.   

pdf SCAO in Brief: Top 10 CFMS Errors    

 

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SCAO In Brief: Forms Revision Process

SCAO In Brief:  Forms Revision Process

This recording explains how to request changes to SCAO forms in addition to how SCAO forms are revised.

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SCAO In Brief: Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

SCAO In Brief:  Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

This video presentation will outline the difference between deferring the entry of a judgment of guilt and delaying sentence.

pdf SCAO In Brief: Deferred Judgment and Delayed Sentence

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SCAO In Brief: Collections Quiz Show

SCAO In Brief:  Collections Quiz Show

This brief presentation will address some frequently asked questions in court collections.                                                                                                   

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Effective Communication in the Legal Process for Persons with Hearing Disabilities

Effective Communication in the Legal Process for Persons with Hearing Disabilities

This recording provides information regarding how judges and court staff can effectively communicate with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. It will familiarize the viewer with American Sign Language interpretation.

pdf Effective Communication in the Legal Process for Persons with Hearing Disabilities

 

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2017 Michigan Child Support Formula Changes

2017 Michigan Child Support Formula Changes

This webcast reviews the changes in the Michigan Child Support Formula effecting orders entered after January 1, 2017.  This presentation is intended to update those already familiar with the formula about the changes in the new manual. 

pdf 2017 MCSF Changes Important Links Mentioned

pdf 2017 MCSF Changes Info for Imputing Potential Income

pdf 2017 MCSF Changes Health Insurance Flowchart

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SCAO in Brief: Ignition Interlock in Michigan

SCAO in Brief:  Ignition Interlock in Michigan

Have you ever wondered how Michigan’s Ignition Interlock program works and what the law says? In this webinar, you’ll learn about the ignition interlock law in Michigan’s drug/DWI statute and its companion legislation in the Motor Vehicle Code, and the history of interlocks, how they work, and requirements for a court to participate in the Ignition Interlock program in Michigan.

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Bankruptcy & District Court April 2010

Bankruptcy & District Court April 2010

In this April 2010 webcast, several bankruptcy and district court topics are addressed, such as: notification/verification of bankruptcy filing, automatic stay, proof of claim, discharge, and other select topics.

pdf Bankruptcy and District Court Apr2010 compiled

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Differences Between Swift and Sure and Problem-Solving Courts

Differences Between Swift and Sure and Problem-Solving Courts

“Isn’t Michigan’s Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program ‘just another drug court’?” This webinar discusses 10 differences between the Swift and Sure program and treatment-based problem-solving courts.

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Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program

Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program

Michigan’s Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program is changing probationers’ lives for the better. But what is it, and how does it work? This webinar goes over the history of Swift and Sure; key concepts for program success; eligibility criteria; and day-to-day operations including court hearings, supervision, drug testing, and sanctions following violations.

pdf SSSPP

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Navigating the Amended Mental Health Code: How to for Court Staff

Navigating the Amended Mental Health Code:  How to for Court Staff

The structure of Kevin’s Law (also known as assisted outpatient treatment) was difficult to navigate, not only for agencies and the public, but also for the courts.  Therefore, Kevin’s Law (and the Mental Health Code) has been amended revising the structure and the conditions under which a person may be ordered into involuntary mental health treatment.  This session will be an introduction for court staff on how to navigate through the amended Mental Health Code.

pdf Navigating the Amended Mental Health Code

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