Haines County Court Caseload Data and Trends
Depending on the local government practices, and political and economic climates, court case numbers will vary from year to year in specific areas of Haines County, AK.
The Haines County court system consists of 2 court types. These courts include: District Court and Superior Court. In 2018, District Court recorded 154 filings, which indicates a decrease of 102% from 311 in 2017. The court type with the fewest number of cases was Superior Court which had only 6 cases. Review the table below to compare the court types and statistical information for number of cases in the county.
|Courts Type||Number of filings in 2018|
Most Popular Court Cases
You can tell a lot about an area by the types of legal proceedings that appear in county courts.
Haines County court records data dates back to 2012. Some may date back further, but they started formally recording them since 2012. There was a total of 160 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is minor offense comprising 63% of the total filings. The next most popular types of court cases are misdemeanor and civil domestic violence cases. Check out the table below to review the filing information for a specific court case type in county.
There are various choices to lookup for a Haines County court case using someone’s name, the court type, the courthouse or county name, and other information.
|Cases Type||Number of filings in 2018|
|Civil Domestic Violence||20|
|Civil Small Claims||7|
Juvenile Delinquency in Haines, AK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Haines County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Alaska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
A lot of counties, including, Haines County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Haines County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
|Juvenile Cases||Number of cases|