County Court Data Reports

 

 

 

 

 

Age of Cases Disposed

This report contains summary data for each county on the age of county-level court civil and criminal cases when they were disposed, which is a measure of case backlog. The age of disposition is calculated from the date of filing (not the appearance date).

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Case Activity by County

This report contains summary data, broken down by civil, criminal and juvenile case types, for the county-level courts in each county on the number of cases filed, disposed, and pending for the time period selected.

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Court Activity Summary by Case Type

This report mirrors the Official County Court Report form. It contains detailed data on the number of criminal, civil and juvenile cases filed, disposed, and pending, as well as the age of civil cases disposed, for the time period selected. Reports may be run for individual counties or statewide totals.

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Court-Ordered Mental Health Services

This report contains statewide summary data on new applications, releases prior to final hearing, and dispositions at final hearing for applications for commitment orders for involuntary mental health services filed with the county-level courts for the time period selected.

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Jury Activity

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type (civil or criminal), on jury activity in the county-level courts in each county for the time period selected.

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Probate and Mental Health Activity

This report contains summary data for each county on the number of probate cases filed and hearings held and on the number of mental health cases filed and hearings held for the time period selected.

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Reported Activity by County

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type (civil and criminal), for each county on the number of cases filed, disposed, and pending in the county-level courts for the time period selected.

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Reported Activity Summary

This report contains data on the total number of cases filed, disposed, and pending in county-level courts statewide for the time period selected.

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District Court Data Reports

 

 

 

 

Age of Cases Disposed

This report contains summary data for each county on the age of district civil and criminal cases when they were disposed, which indicates how quickly courts in the county are disposing of their cases. The age of disposition is calculated from the date of filing (not the appearance date). This performance measure is required by the rider attached to Senate Bill 1 (the General Appropriations Act) by the 77th Legislature in 2001.

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Case Activity by County

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type (civil, criminal, juvenile, and overall totals), for each county on the number of cases filed, disposed, and pending in the district courts for the time period selected.

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Death and Life Sentences

This report summarizes the number of death sentences and life sentences imposed in district courts by county for the time period selected.

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District Activity Summary by Case Type

This report mirrors the Official District Court Report form. It contains detailed data on the number of criminal cases filed, disposed, and pending, as well as the age of cases disposed, for the time period selected. In addition, it includes summary data on death and life sentences imposed, jury activity, and cases in which an attorney was appointed.  Reports may be run for individual counties or statewide totals.

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Jury Activity

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type (civil or criminal), on jury activity in the district courts in each county for the time period selected.

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Other Proceedings

This report summarizes the number of post-conviction writs of habeas corpus; other writs of habeas corpus; contempt, extradition, and other separately docketed proceedings; and bond forfeiture proceedings conducted in each county for the time period selected.

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Performance Measures

This report contains calculations of the countywide civil, criminal, and juvenile case clearance rates, as well as the civil and criminal case backlog indices, for the district courts in each county for the time period selected.

The clearance rate (i.e., number of cases disposed/number of cases added to the docket) is a measure of how effectively a court is disposing the cases added to its docket. A clearance rate of 100 percent indicates that the court disposed of the same number of cases as were added to the docket during the same time period, resulting in no changes to the court’s backlog.

The backlog index is a calculation used to measure the size of a court’s backlog. It measures the pending caseload against the court’s capacity to dispose of the caseload during a given time period. Specifically, it is the number of cases (of a given type) pending at the beginning of the year, divided by the total number of cases (of the given case type) disposed during the year.  A backlog index of 1.0 means that the court disposed of the equivalent of the pending caseload in one year. Thus, a score of 0.5 equals half a year, or six months. A court should have a minimum goal of achieving a civil backlog index of 1.0 or less. On average, criminal cases should be disposed more quickly than major civil cases, so court should maintain a lower backlog index for criminal cases than civil cases.

These two performance measures are required by the rider attached to Senate Bill 1 (the General Appropriations Act) by the 77th Legislature in 2001.

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Reported Activity Summary

This report contains data on the total number of cases filed, disposed, and pending in district courts statewide for the time period selected.

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Reported Civil Activity by County

This report contains summary data, broken down by civil case type, for the district courts in each county on the number of cases filed, disposed, and pending for the time period selected.

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Reported Criminal Activity by County

This report contains summary data, broken down by criminal case type, for the district courts in each county on the number of cases filed, disposed, and pending for the time period selected.

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Justice Court Data Reports

 

 

 

 

Case Activity by County

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type, for each county on the number of cases filed, disposed, and appealed for the time period selected. It also includes total examining trials and inquests held, as well as total revenue collected, for the same period.

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Case Activity by Court

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type, for each justice court on the number of cases filed, disposed, and appealed for the time period selected. It also includes total examining trials and inquests held, as well as total revenue collected, for the same period.

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Justice Court Monthly Activity Report

This report mirrors the Official Justice of the Peace Court Monthly Report form, which collects more detailed data on: cases filed, disposed, and appealed, broken down by case type; juvenile activity; other activity, such as warrants and emergency protective orders issued, Class A and B misdemeanor and felony complaints accepted; and revenue collected. Reports may be run for individual justice courts, counties, or statewide totals.

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Juvenile Court Data Reports

 

 

 

 

Activity by Combined Court Types (District & County Juvenile Activity)

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type, for the district and county-level courts (combined) in each county on the number of juvenile cases filed, disposed, and pending for the time period selected.

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Activity by Court Type

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type, for the district courts and for the county-level courts in each county on the number of juvenile cases filed, disposed, and pending for the time period selected.

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Monthly Activity Report (Total of Reported Juvenile Activity)

This report mirrors the juvenile section of the Official District Court Monthly Report and Official County Court Monthly Report forms. Reports may be run for individual counties or for statewide totals. District and county-level juvenile data is combined.

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Management Reports

 

 

 

 

Reports Received –  County Courts

This report shows which monthly reports, and sections of monthly reports, were received from each county for the county-level courts.

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Reports Received – District Courts

This report shows which monthly reports, and sections of monthly reports, were received from each county for the district courts.

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Reports Received – Justice of the Peace Courts

This report shows which monthly reports have been received from each justice court in each county.

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Reports Received – Municipal Courts

This report shows which monthly reports have been received from each municipal court.

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Municipal Court Data Reports

 

 

 

 

Case Activity by City

This report contains summary data, broken down by case type, for each city on the number of cases filed, disposed, and appealed for the time period selected. It also includes total revenue collected for the same period.

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Municipal Monthly Activity

This report mirrors the Official Municipal Court Monthly Report form, which collects more detailed data on: cases filed, disposed, and appealed, broken down by case type; community service ordered in satisfaction of fines or court costs; juvenile activity; other activity, such as warrants and emergency protective orders issued; and revenue collected. Reports may be run for individual cities or for statewide totals.

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