Judicial Processing - Processing A Case - Arraigning for Another Court and Transferring Case to that Court
Authority: Criminal Procedure Law 180.20.
1. Forward the case documents to the court to which the case is transferred.
2. If there is a delay in receiving all the documents in time for transfer, the arraigning court should transfer the remaining documents upon receipt. This includes a copy of:
a. Fingerprint Card stub or notification of the Criminal Justice Tracking Number (CJTN)
b. DCJS Criminal History Report (rapsheet)
c. In courts using the UCS-540 Disposition Report, a copy of that report, which reflects the arraignment and transfer
3. Implement a standardized arraignment procedure for the transmittal of key identifiers, between local courts.
a. Include a form that would contain a checklist of items to be included in the transferred file
b. Forward information directly to the court with preliminary jurisdiction at the time of transfer, or as soon as available.