The COVID-19 pandemic made having an option for online hearings a necessity for courts. Conducting a productive hearing, however, is about more than just a video stream, it’s about providing access to justice to everyone regardless of circumstance. Knowing most defendants want to resolve court business but are sometimes prevented from doing so – ranging from a lack of childcare and the inability to miss work, to the simple fact that they do not live in the same city as the court – Virtual Court was intentionally designed to empower those defendants with a flexible option to take care of a citation in a timely manner. Virtual Court is integrated with Tyler’s case management systems, providing a seamless workflow and reducing data entry redundancies.
In addition to benefiting defendants, Virtual Court can also help your court: