Effective August 28, 2019, two new laws have been put in place regarding Marihuana Legislation. Please be familiar with the new changes. Please review the memo and flow chart and feel free to contact the Office of Justice Court Support to discuss this new law and any questions you may have.
- Memo for Marijuana
- Flow Chart on Marijuana
Please be advised that Effective January 1, 2020, new laws regarding Bail will be in place. Please check back for updated information and any memo's put out by OCA. The links below will redirect you to OJCS website and may require use of their password to obtain access.
In anticipation of the Raise the Age law taking effect on October 1, 2018, please find a memo that summarizes the new law and the changes to local criminal court jurisdiction. Judges and Clerks should review the memo and be familiar with its contents, as it will significantly alter which courts may handle certain charges against 16-year-old defendants, as well as Juvenile Offenders.
Several flowcharts have been prepared to further illustrate which court will have jurisdiction over a defendant, based on their age at the commission of the offense, in combination with the date of the offense.
Please review the memo and flowcharts and feel free to contact the Office of Justice Court Support to discuss this new law and any questions you may have.
- Flow Chart