We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this State. We will be a court system, characterized by excellence, that strives to attain justice for the individual and society through the rule of law.
- Acknowledge and enhance the potential of every person in our organization to contribute to the administration of justice through participation, training, and technology.
- Earn the respect and confidence of an informed public.
- Maintain the independence of the Judiciary while strengthening relations with the public, the bar, and the other branches of government.
- Offer complementary methods of dispute resolution while preserving the constitutional right to trial by an impartial judge or jury and ensuring compliance with the results achieved through effective enforcement of court orders
- Provide equal access to a fair and effective system of justice for all without excess cost, inconvenience, or delay, with sensitivity to an increasingly diverse society.
- Provide quality service that continuously improves, that meets or exceeds public expectations, and that ensures that all are treated with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
- Share a sense of common identity and purpose as a statewide Judiciary.
Required to accomplish our mission are four paramount values representing the core of what we stand for as an organization:
- Quality Service