Bye, Bye, Blankie

I recently had the privilege of co-presenting a session on Court Document Retention in Michigan with Kevin Bowling, Court Administrator for Ottawa County Circuit Court in Michigan.  I played Sancho Panza to Kevin's Don Quixote.  The windmill against which Kevin has led the charge for years is Michigan's requirement that court documents with a retention … Continue reading Bye, Bye, Blankie

The Retention Dilemma

"For every complex problem there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong."  H.L. Mencken  One particularly persistent obstacle to adoption of the Paper-On-Demand Court paradigm (and the financial savings attendant to it) is how to handle requirements for permanent document retention.   The historical paradigm consisted of the requirement to keep the original document.  … Continue reading The Retention Dilemma