Ky implementing new case management system

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Associated Press

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 22 at 12:02 PM

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky court system will roll out a new way to manage its caseload by the end of the year after issuing $28.1 million in bonds.

The Administrative office of the Courts is currently running a system that operates on equipment that's 25-years-old and software that is a decade old.

Daviess County Circuit Clerk Susan Tierney told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (http://bit.ly/12H7M0T ) that the state Supreme Court or technology committee will select the counties where the new system will be tested.

Tierney says the Daviess County office was chosen as a pilot site for an electronic accounts receivable system.

Previously, a clerk who collected a fee would have to manually put the payment information into the case management system. The new accounts system updates when a payment is made.

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Information from: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, http://www.messenger-inquirer.com

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