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CASE STATUS (COURT)

Data Element: CASE STATUS (COURT)
Definition: A coded representation of the processing stage of a case in a particular court, subsequent to the filing of an accusatory instrument(s).
Standard of Verification: Court case file folder.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 2
Field Format: 2AN
Originating Teams: Courts
User Teams: Corrections and Courts
Tables / Codes: Open where future proceedings are scheduled:
10 - Open: Pending Disposition
11 - Open: Pending Sentence
12 - Open: Pending Re-sentence
13 - Open: Sentence Imposed -Pending Execution of Sentence
19 - Open: Processing State Unknown
Suspended where no future proceedings are scheduled:
20 - Suspended: Pending Disposition
21 - Suspended: Pending Sentence
22 - Suspended: Pending Re-sentence
23 - Suspended: Sentence Imposed - Pending Execution of Sentence
29 - Suspended: Processing Stage Unknown
30 - Closed: There has been a dismissal, an acquittal, or a conviction for which a sentence has been executed.
No future court date has been set, and no appeal is pending.
40 - Pending Appellate Action: The case has been disposed in the court of original jurisdiction and is now pending Appellate Action.
50 - Transferred: Case has been transferred to another jurisdiction.
99 - Unknown
Comments: Outcome(s) of previous proceeding(s) will provide details of the case status.
A case can be re-opened after it has been closed due to certain conditions, for example, violation of probation, and post-judgement motions.
Cases disposed can return to a pending disposition status as a result of certain court activity, e.g., plea withdrawn.
See also CRIMINAL PROCEEDING OUTCOME and REASON FOR ADJOURNMENT.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 9/93
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 9/97
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 8/99