Dear Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service,
Please provide the following information:
1) The names of electronic record-keeping systems used in County Courts in England and Wales-to record matters before the court, fees paid and outcomes
2) The dates any such systems were introduced .
3) If not currently used, the dates that it was used.
4) Where any electronic records of 1-3 above are archived and for how long
5) If there is a maintained electronic record,kept for public record purposes and -in time-archived, then would this contain the register of the court, which may also be known as "Books of the Court"?

I refer you to: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request – 191007016
-which asked for the same information regarding Magistrates Courts.

You may find it useful to have a response made by the same team as in the above FOI referred to-that is,

Digital and Technology Services
HM Courts and Tribunals Services

Yours faithfully,

BERT GEISHERD

HMCTS Digital and Technology Services, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

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Dear Mr Geisherd

Please find attached our response to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards

HMCTS Digital and Technology Services | Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
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Dear HMCTS Digital and Technology Services,

Thank you for your response. To save time and trouble, would you please clarify what the retention period is for Caseman civil records at the County Court? I hope you can do this within the next 7 days.

Yours sincerely,

BERT GEISHERD

HMCTS Digital and Technology Services, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

Dear Mr Geisherd

The retention schedule for Caseman varies dependant on the case type, but is between 3 and 6 years. Eg where judgement has been made, cases are deleted 6 years after the date of the last order.

Where cases are settled, pre-judgement, then these records are deleted 3 years after the date of last order.

Orders for possession are deleted 3 years after the date of the last order

HMCTS Digital and Technology Services
Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
Ministry of Justice | Post point 6.50 | Mob: +44 (0)7980917257 | 102 Petty France, London, SW1H 9AJ | www.gov.uk | @MoJGovUK

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Dear HMCTS Digital and Technology Services,
Thank you for your informative response, promptly made. Unusual for HMCTS- but very welcome nonetheless.

Yours sincerely,

BERT GEISHERD