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New Haven 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 New Haven County, CT.

The New Haven County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 10,161 filings, which indicates a decrease of 2% from 10,391 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court10,161

Most Popular Court Cases

You can tell a lot about an area by the types of legal proceedings that appear in county courts.

New Haven County court records data dates back to 2008. Some may date back further, but they started formally recording them since 2008. There was a total of 10,161 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is civil comprising 100% of the total filings. 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 New Haven 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
Civil10,161

Juvenile Delinquency in New Haven, CT

Unfortunately, in many areas of the New Haven County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Connecticut often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 1503 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of New Haven County. Of that total, 93% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1393 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, New Haven County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future New Haven County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency13,954
Dependency2
Status12,265

New Haven County, CT Courts