Juvenile Court Moving To Digital Files

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Juvenile Court is moving from paper files to digital record-keeping, Juvenile Court Clerk Gary Behler said.

He stated, "We no longer will have to roll carts with massive files into the courtrooms. The judge and magistrates will have laptops where they can quickly access records."

The firm DigiPoint Solutions has been hired to scan current court records at a cost of $149,000.

That includes 11,900 files at the Third Street main office and 13,550 files at the child support office.

Some older archival files will not be scanned, but will go to storage.

Mr. Behler said the expense would have been much greater, but the county IT department wrote the software for the ongoing electronic records program.


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