Budgeting & Financial administration

As dollars for the court system become harder to come by from funding sources, every dollar must work as hard as it can for your operation. The Court Consulting Services can help your court increase information on which to base critical financial decisions and maximize court revenues.

Our fiscal services include:

Accounts Receivable Analysis

Administration of Pass-Through Payments Collecting

Administration of Custodial and Trust Accounts

Administration of Internally Generated Court Funds

Bail and Restitution Enforcement Systems

Budgeting Formulas for Judgeship

Collection of Fines, Fees and Costs

Cooperative Arrangements with Financial Institutions

Cost Center Analysis

Court Accounting/Interbranch Relations

Development and Review of Court

Efficiency Studies of Fiscal Operations

Facility Costs and Financing

Fees, Fines and Costs Structures

Financial Administration of Grants

Financial Management Reports

Internal Controls and Risks

Loss Protection

Operational and Capital Budgets

Payroll Policies and Procedures Management

Performance Measures and Benchmarking

Position Control Analysis

Purchasing/Accounts Payable Assistance

Revenue Estimation and Analysis

State Funding Studies, Alternatives and Phase-in

 

Past projects >    2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

 

2011

Review of Collections Process for the South Dakota Unified Judicial System (SJI Grant), 2011


Evaluation of Provision of Court Services by Columbia, Washington District Court to the City of Dayton (Technical Assistance), 2011

2010

Develop a Process for Title IV Reimbursement for the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (SJI Grant), 2010

Review Justice System Revenues and Funding Structure for the Oregon Legislative Fiscal Office, 2010

2009

Financial Procedure Review for the DeKalb County, Georgia Recorder’s Court, 2009

Participate with American University with Development of a Budget Resource/Briefing Paper and Summary Overview of Court Responses to the Current Budget Crisis, 2009

2008

Conduct a Workshop on Improving Court Collections:  Issues and Solutions for the John Neufeld Judicial Staff College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2008

Financial Reporting Study for the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts, 2008

Review and Assessment of Salary Compensation for Justices of the Peace in the Reno, Nevada Justice Court, 2008

Assessment of the Progress toward Implementation of a Unified Case Management System Phase I for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 2008

Assist with Planning and Development of an Automated Court Case Management System for the Massachusetts Court System, 2008

 Assist with Planning and Development of an Automated Management System for the Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners, 2008

Assist the South Dakota Unified Judicial System Planning Council, Technology Council, and Presiding Judges with the Upgrade of the Probation Case Management Systems at their September Conference. 2008

Assistance with Developing a Framework for Providing Information Exchanges Between the Courts and Child Welfare Agencies for the Nevada Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, 2008

Assistance with the Selection of the MIS Director for the New Hampshire Administrative Office of the Courts, 2008

Case Management System Migration for the 4th Judicial District, Douglas County, Nebraska, 2008

Conduct Assessment of Case Management Systems for New Dawn Technologies, 2008

Feasibility Study for the Florida Electronic Warrant Process for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (subcontractor to FL IT Centers of Excellence) 2008

Information Technology Management Assessment for the Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts (Technical Assistance) 2008

Justice Information Exchange Model (JIEM) Analysis for the Juvenile Docket For the State of Vermont Judiciary, 2008

Needs Assessment to Develop a Comprehensive Plan for Implementation of New Case Management System for the Reno and Sparks Justice Courts, Washoe County, Nevada, 2008

Planning, Facilitation, and Guidance for the Strategic Planning Retreat for The Judicial Information System Committee, Washington Administrative Office of the Courts, 2008

Review Technology for E-Filing Readiness for the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, 2008

Technical and Business Review of the Case Management System for the Palm Beach County, Florida, Justice Information Committee, 2008

Technical and Business Review of the Technology System for Eugene, Oregon Municipal Court, 2008

2007

Assessment of Court Technology in the Appellate Courts for the Indiana Supreme Court, 2007

Assessment of Courtroom Audio and Video Systems for the Thirtieth Judicial Circuit Court and Fifty-fifth District Court in Ingham County, Michigan, 2007

Assessment of the Impact of New Automation on Guardianship Cases in the Probate Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Florida, 2007

Assessment and Plan for Development of Information Technology Security for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Florida, 2007

Assist with Technology Planning with Minnesota Administrative Office of the Courts Technology Committee and Judicial Council, 2007

Assistance with Developing Functional Standards for a New Court Case Management System for the Mesa, Arizona Municipal Court, 2007

Automation Assessment for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Florida, 2007

Case Management System Requirements Study for the South Dakota Unified Judicial System, 2007

Case Processing Methods and Systems Review for the South Carolina Public Service Commission, 2007

Consulting Services to Support Statewide Case Management Procurement for the Vermont Judiciary, 2007

Consulting Services to Support V-Case Project for the Vermont Judiciary, 2007

Develop an IT Strategic Plan for the South Dakota Unified Judicial System, 2007

Discussion of Options for Revisions to COR 8 in Preparation for e-filing and Electronic Retention of Documents for the Office of the Missouri State Court Administrator, 2007

Electronic Public Access and Funding Survey Comparison for the California Administrative Office of the Courts, 2007

Evaluation of the Case Management System for the Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, 2007

Evaluation of Video-Conferencing Technology for the Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Board of County Commissioners, 2007

Mesa, Arizona Municipal Court Space and Technology Consulting, 2007

Multi-Court Statewide IJIS Training for the Supreme Court and Administrative Office of the Nevada Courts, 2007

Presentations on Strategic Planning and IT Governance, Assessment of Current Technology Systems, and Creating the Vision to Move Forward at the Oklahoma Court System Symposium, 2007

Provide Expert Assistance to Infocom Systems in Development of Case Management System, 2007

Review Requirements for Replacing Criminal Justice Investigation System and Case Management System for the Pasco County, Florida Board of County Commissioners, 2007

Review of XML Data Standards with the Division of Technology, New York Office of Court Administration, 2007

Technology Needs Assessment for Pike County Probation Department, Court of Common Pleas, 60th Judicial District, Milford, Pennsylvania, 2007

Education of Court Collection Issues for the Judicial Council for the Minnesota Administrative Office of the Courts, 2007

Review of Collections Management Practices in the Knox County, Tennessee  General Sessions Court, 2007

Review of Revenue Collection Program for the California Superior Court of Lassen County, 2007

2006

Assessment of Court Technology Needs for the New Courthouse for the Tenth Judicial District, Washington County, Minnesota, 2006

Case Management System Assessment for Montgomery County, Ohio, 2006

Case Management System Assessment and Request for Proposal Specification Development for Washington Administrative Office of the Courts, 2006

Consulting Services to Support the Statewide Case Management System Procurement for the Vermont Judiciary, 2006

Facility and Technology Programming Services for University of Nevada At Las Vegas Moot Court (with Rees Associates) 2006

Garland, Texas, Municipal Court Document Management Workflow for Case Management, 2006

Information Technology Review for Chatham County, Georgia, 2006

Maine Judicial Branch, Assist in the Development of Functional Requirements for an Automated Case Management System and a Strategic Information Task Implementation Plan, 2006

Marion County, Oregon, Courthouse Disaster Recovery, 2006

Mesa, Arizona, Public Accountability Framework, Business Process Workflows and Information Technology Review, 2006

North Dakota Unified Judicial Branch, Analysis of Current Case Management System, 2006

Travis County, Texas, Assess Document Management System, 2006

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles DUI Project Phase I, 2006

Salem, Oregon, Municipal Court, Operational Efficiency Study, 2006

2005

Feasibility Review of the Electronic Document Management System for the Iowa Judicial Branch, 2005

ISS Staffing Analysis and Recommendations for the Florida Office of State Court Administrator, 2005

Montgomery County (Dayton), Ohio Common Pleas Court-General Division, Options to Using the Existing Court Case Management System (Technical Assistance) 2005

2004

Analysis of Existing Case Processing Systems and Creation of a Timeline and Project Plan for the Development of a Unified Case Management System in the Puerto Rico Courts, 2004

Assessment of Video Conferencing in the South Dakota Unified Judicial System, 2004

California Administrative Office of the Courts, Court-Based Family Dispute Resolution Database, 2004

Cherokee County, Georgia, Superior Court Assist in Development of RFP for Case and Document Management Systems, 2004

City of Dallas, Texas, Police and Courts Technology Consulting, 2004

Cook County, Illinois, Clerk of Circuit Court, Develop Information Technology Strategic Plan, 2004

Florida Courts Technology Commission Implementation of Electronic Filing for the Clerk, 2004

Knox County, Tennessee, CJIS Facilitation, 2004

Michigan Administrative Office of the Courts, Develop Drug Court Case Management System RFP, 2004

Municipal Court of Seattle, Washington, Functional Requirements Process Re-Engineering and Constructing RFP for Case Management System, 2004

North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, Public Access Pricing Schema, 2004

Oakland County, Michigan, 6th Judicial Circuit Court, Assist with the Design Of an RFP for Evaluation of the Oakland County Adult Treatment Court (Technical Assistance) 2004

Osceola County, Florida, Circuit County Courts, the Adoption and Implementation of Electronic Document Filing Systems, 2004

Toledo, Ohio, Technology Assessment of the Court Applications of the Northwest Ohio Regional Information System (NORIS) 2004

Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Performance Audit, 2004

Utah Administrative Office of the Courts, Technology Strategic Plan, 2004

Vermont Administrative Office of the Courts Case Management System Requirements Analysis 2004

First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Family Court Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Financial Analysis, Review of Grant Reimbursement Practices, and Organizational Analysis, 2004

North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, Public Access Pricing Schema, 2004

Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Performance Audit, 2004