Commission on Preservation, Access, and Sealing of Court Records Overview
Please Note: The Commission has completed its work and has formally concluded.
The mission of the Commission on Preservation, Access, and Sealing of Court Records (Commission) is to establish guidelines for the courts on the preservation, retention, and destruction of court records and evidence, and to support the importance of a transparent court system, while balancing privacy interests with public access to court records.
The following projects were approved by Supreme Court order under ADKT 0410:
- Administrative Records Retention Schedule
- Minimum Records Retention Schedule for Adjudicatory Records; and
- Evidence Retention and Destruction Subcommittee Evidence Protocol
The above referenced documents can be found under Documents and Forms.
Public Record Requests
According to the Policy on Public Access to Administrative Records, public record requests must be made be made in writing, utilizing the Application for Access to Administrative Records. A response to the request will be received within 5 judicial days.