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Title: RHODE ISLAND SUPERIOR COURT OPERATIONS MANUAL
Author(s): S D CONTI; J HELMS; B SAWYER
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Project Director: D J VALLUZZI; L R MOORE
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 294
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
North Andover, MA 01845
National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Rhode Island Governor's Justice Cmssn
Providence, RI 02903
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 77-5079-C2A1
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States of America

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: DESIGNED AS AN OFFICE OPERATIONS GUIDE FOR PERSONNEL OF RHODE ISLAND'S SUPERIOR COURT CLERK'S OFFICE, THIS MANUAL PROVIDES A COMPOSITE OF THOSE PROCEDURES MOST FREQUENTLY USED BY CLERKS.
Abstract: THE MANUAL CONSISTS OF SUBDIVISIONS, REFERRED TO AS HANDBOOKS, WHICH CORRESPOND TO MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY WITHIN THE CLERK'S OFFICE. THE OFFICE PROCEDURE HANDBOOK DEALS WITH THE MAINTENANCE OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL RECORDS BY CLERK-TYPISTS AND ALSO COVERS THE DUTIES OF COUNTER CLERKS. THE COURTROOM PROCEDURE HANDBOOK IS A GUIDE TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF CLERKS IN THE COURTROOM, WITH ATTENTION TO OATHS, EXHIBITS, AND RECORDS OF COURT ACTION. IN THE CALENDARING AND STATISTICAL REPORTING HANDBOOK, PROCEDURES ARE OUTLINED FOR ASSIGNING MATTERS TO THE VARIOUS CALENDARS AND FOR MAINTAINING THE STATISTICS NEEDED BY THE OFFICE OF THE STATE COURT ADMINISTRATOR. ANOTHER HANDBOOK, FINANCIAL MATTERS, DESCRIBES HOW MONIES ARE DEPOSITED AND WITHDRAWN, THE VARIOUS ACCOUNTS WHICH ARE MAINTAINED, AND THE REPORTS WHICH MUST BE GENERATED REGARDING FISCAL CONCERNS. EACH HANDBOOK INCLUDES A BRIEF INTRODUCTION, A LIST OF EXHIBITS, AND AN INDEX. A GLOSSARY AND GENERAL INDEX ARE ALSO PROVIDED. A TABULAR FORMAT IS USED TO OUTLINE THE ASSORTED CLERK PROCEDURES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--KBL)
Index Term(s): Court clerk; Court management; Court records; Procedure manuals; Rhode Island; State courts
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