Many people request a review of their traffic ticket, minor civil infraction, or minor misdemeanor. Scheduling hearings can be complex for court staff, for law enforcement, and for the public. Yet, people deserve their day in court.
Matterhorn-enabled courts have resolved over 18,000 minor infractions and misdemeanors online.
Matterhorn courts increase public access.
Thirty-nine percent of Matterhorn users said they were not able to come to court in person.
Matterhorn courts save time.
Combined court staff time per hearing was 157 minutes before, compared to 27 minutes after Matterhorn.
Matterhorn court cases close faster.
Court cases took an average of 50 days before Matterhorn compared to just 14 days after implementation.
How It Works
Matterhorn courts empower the public to participate in the legal process on their own schedule. Using Matterhorn, the person requests a review of their traffic ticket online, submits a statement, and uploads a photo or other documents if needed.
Law enforcement can review the person's statement without waiting in court.
Judges and magistrates can adjudicate their cases without the docket time and hassle.
Court staff who bring Matterhorn into their courts increase access to justice and improve the workflow for all parties, including slimming their own task list.
Benefits to your Court
- Reduce the number of court dockets
- Reduce clerk time and effort
- Reduce defaults
- Increase safety by reducing traffic into the building
Benefits to Law Enforcement
- Fewer informal hearings
- Eliminate the need for an officer to attend court hearings
- More officers available for patrol
- Reduce required overtime
Benefits to the Public
- Connect with your court in a safe and trusted way
- Avoid having to take time off work, miss school, or arrange childcare to attend court hearing
- Access for those who have historically not had it
See for Yourself
Let us show you how you can create a win-win-win in your court.