Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Chesterfield County Circuit Court has signed on with CHT to implement of our Jury Platform! The court in Chesterfield, Virginia is subscribing to use our core system, Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our public facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our interactive voice response system; Courthouse IDS, our summons image and data capture system; Courthouse SMS, text-messaging service; Courthouse Kiosk, our kiosk software for jury management; and, Courthouse SummonsDirect; our summons-questionnaire printing, mailing, and address verification service. The project will replace their current legacy system and will be the 2nd county in Virginia to enter into agreement with Courthouse Technologies.
Having a box of tools, doesn’t make you a handyman. You have to know how to use those tools effectively for their benefits to shine through. The same can be said for software. How you use a particular piece of software is just as important as the software you decide to use in the first place. Software is a tool at your disposal and efficiency is only obtained through proper use and best practices. A perfect example of this is in Nueces County, Texas.
When Courthouse eResponse was first released, we allowed jurors to respond to their summons online, fill out their questionnaire, make requests, and determine their service requirements. Later, when Courthouse SMS was developed, we enabled JMS users to send jurors automated and manual text messages related to their jury service. In our continuing effort to offer the most comprehensive jury platform available, we have developed functionality to combine the benefits of Courthouse eResponse and SMS together. Courthouse SMS Response allows jurors to correspond with Courthouse JMS directly through a text message conversation. This latest functionality is designed to provide even more convenience for your jurors by offering another method to communicate with the court. They are able to: