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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This recording provides guidance to avoid the top 10 most common case file management standards errors SCAO staff sees when reviewing trial court files.
This video presentation will outline the difference between deferring the entry of a judgment of guilt and delaying sentence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.