JUDICIARY RECORDS MANAGEMENT

Judiciary Records Retention Schedules have been issued pursuant to Administrative Directive #3-01. (This Directive has recently been modified in part by Administrative Directive #01-12, Administrative Directive #08-13 and Administrative Directive #06-14.)

Below are links to each section of the Records Retention Schedule in Adobe Acrobat .PDF format. In order to view or print each section, you will need to download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free of charge. A set of free tools that allow visually disabled users to read documents in Adobe PDF format is available at Access.adobe.com.

The entire set of Judiciary Records Retention Schedules can be downloaded as a compressed (.zip) file .

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Section I Records Retention Schedules
#01 Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
#02 Appellate Division
#03 Chancery Division - Family
#04 Chancery Division - General Equity
#05 Civil Practice (AOC)
#06 Clients' Security Fund
#07 Court Reporting
#08 Criminal Practice (AOC)
#09 Disciplinary Review Board
#10 Facilities Management
#11 Financial Records
#12 Human Resources
#13 Judicial Education
#14 Judicial Performance
#15 Jury Management
#16 Jury Utilization & Management (AOC)
#17 Law Division - Civil Part
#18 Law Division - Criminal Part
#19 Law Division - Special Civil Part
#20 Legal Counsel to the Administrative Director
#21 Municipal Court Services
#22 Municipal Courts
#23 Office of Attorney Ethics
#24 Office Services
#25 Organizational Development and Training Unit
#26 Payroll Records
#27 Print Shop
#28 Probation Services (AOC)
#29 Probation Services (Vicinages)
#30 Professional Services
#31 Public Information
#32 Purchase and Property
#33 Quantitative Research
#34 Superior Court Clerk's Office
#35 Supreme Court
#36 Surrogate
#37 Tax Court
#38 Trust & Special Funds
#39 Ombudsman
#40 Judiciary Volunteer Programs
Section II Disposition of Records
Section III Standards for Microfilming Judiciary Records
Appendix I Destruction Authorization Form
Appendix II Microfilm Forms
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