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NCJ Number: 31245 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: MANUAL FOR CLERKS OF THE MAINE DISTRICT COURTS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 294
Sponsoring Agency: Maine Criminal Justice Planning and Assistance Agency
Augusta, ME 04330
National Ctr for State Courts
North Andover, MA 01845
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 200170/6042
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS IN-OFFICE OPERATIONS MANUAL FOR DISTRICT COURT CLERKS REFLECTS CURRENT CLERICAL PRACTICES IN THE DISTRICT COURTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF MAINE.
Abstract: THE MANUAL IS COMPRISED OF SIX MAJOR SECTIONS AND ELEVEN SUBSECTIONS. EACH SUBSECTION CONTAINS AN INTRODUCTION, FLOW CHART, FORMS LIST, DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE, AND SAMPLE FORMS. THE INTRODUCTIONS PROVIDE USEFUL BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE PROCEDURES. THEY SHOULD BE PARTICULARLY USEFUL AS A QUICK ORIENTATION FOR NEW CLERICAL PERSONNEL. THE FLOW CHARTS PRESENT A GRAPHIC OVERVIEW OF THE VARIOUS PROCEDURES. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE EXHAUSTIVE BUT DO CONTAIN THE MAJOR ELEMENTS OF PROCESS WITH WHICH THE CLERK SHOULD BE FAMILIAR. THE FORMS LISTS ARE SIMPLY NUMERICAL INDEXES TO THE SAMPLE FORMS INCLUDED AT THE END OF EACH SUBSECTION. A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND GENERAL INDEX ARE PROVIDED TO AID IN LOCATING INFORMATION QUICKLY. THE DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE IS PRESENTED IN A FORMAT WHICH CAN BE EASILY FOLLOWED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Court clerk; Maine; Procedure manuals; Records management; Reference materials; State courts
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