The Brief - January 2015

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The Brief

Vol. 11, No. 1                                                                                                            January 2015

Clerk’s Office 2015

Happy New Year! This year the Clerk’s office will continue to advance its services and accessibility for customers of the superior court. Aging systems will be updated and refreshed to improve the speed and accuracy of processing records and financial transactions in the office.

The Supreme Court will expand or increase its goals of advancing electronic filing and access to records. The Clerk’s office plays a critical part in providing input and feedback as these local and statewide initiatives are developed. Look for more opportunities to e-file and find information online throughout 2015. Additionally, the Supreme Court created a task force to review and update the rules of civil procedure, with the goal of submitting proposed changes by January 2016.


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What Happened?

Some of the topics that were covered in 2014 and that can be found in back issues of The Brief:

The Clerk’s new phone number: 602-37-CLERK (372-5375); e-filing proposed forms of order and exhibits; filing and accessing confidential documents in probate cases; fee changes and where to find them; electronic records in juvenile cases; updated forms and where to find them; updates to the child support guidelines; filing motions to seal; updates to the e-filing guidelines; naming the correct party in affidavits of service.

Thank you for your ideas, feedback, suggestions, and recommendations. The Clerk’s office made valuable improvements to physical and electronic access to the office and the court’s records in 2014 and we look forward to continuous improvement in 2015.