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District Court Record Retention
The District Court Record Retention Schedule (Retention Schedule) does the following:
- Sets minimum time periods for keeping court records. Minimum retention is mandated by the Retention Schedule but destruction and/or transfer to State Archives are not mandated. However, the destruction or transfer of records that have met or surpassed the designated retention period is strongly recommended.
- Allows the destruction or transfer of records to State Archives after records are no longer needed at the court.
- Permits the destruction or transfer of records to State Archives without the need to make a special request.