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SJI Final Report

In 2007, the State Justice Institute (SJI) awarded the Minnesota Judicial Branch a State Court grant to help implement the Third/Fifth Judicial Districts' Early Case Management/Early Neutral Evaluation (ECM/ENE) pilot project, and support expansion of ECM/ENE. The grant period ended on June 30, 2010. The final report to the SJI is posted below. The appendices to the report are available by clicking on the links below. The line below the link indicates which appendices are included in that section. Please note the appendices are a total of 383 pages and are posted in eleven sections. The appendices contain PDF documents that have been pasted into the Word document. Please note scrolling through the PDF portions of the appendices may go slowly and some files may take several seconds to open.

SJI Final Report 

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 1

Section 1--Appendices I through VII

Appendix I-       Minnesota Judicial District Map

Appendix II-      Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts

Appendix III-    The "Blatz Order" and Best Practice Guidelines

Appendix IV-    Third/Fifth Judicial Districts' "Tool Kit"

Appendix V-      Steps To Launching A Pilot

Appendix VI-    Fifth Judicial District Forms

Appendix VII-   Second Judicial District (Ramsey County) Forms

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 2

Section 2--Appendices VIII through X-U

Appendix VIII- Sixth Judicial District (Duluth/Southern St. Louis County) Forms

Appendix IX-    Ninth Judicial District (Grand Rapids/Itasca County) Forms

Appendix X-     Tenth Judicial District (Anoka County) Forms

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 3

Section 3--Remainder of Appendix X

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 4

Section 4--Appendix XI

Appendix XI-    Tenth Judicial District (Washington County) Forms

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 5

Section 5--Appendices XII through XIII

Appendix XII-   SENE and FENE Training Program Flyers

Appendix XIII-  SENE and FENE Training Program Schedules and Handout on Dealing With

Domestic Abuse in ENE

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 6

Section 6--Appendix XIV

Appendix XIV-  Recommendations for a Research Design Related to the Early Case

Management/Early Neutral Evaluation Initiative:  Report to the Statewide

Steering Committee, Deborah A. Eckberg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor,

Metropolitan State University, September 2009

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 7

Section 7--Appendix XV

Appendix XV-   Family Court:  A Public-Private Partnership to Serve Families in Transition,

Tanja K. Manrique et al., The Hennepin Lawyer, May 2010

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 8

Section 8--Appendix XVI

Appendix XVI-  Fourth Judicial District FENE Roster, Forms, and Historical Data

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 9

Section 9--Appendix XVII--SENE Manual

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 10

Section 10--Appendix XVIII--FENE Manual

Appendices to the SJI Final Report--Section 11 (click on the links below)

Section 11--Appendix XIX--Judge Manrique PowerPoint Presentation Title Page

Section 11--Appendix XIX--Judge Manrique PowerPoint Presentation in Word

Appendix XIX-  Early Case Management and Early Neutral Evaluation The Best Practice to

Reform Custody, Parenting Time, and Financial Outcomes for Families in

Transition, PowerPoint Presentation, Hon. Tanja K. Manrique, June 8,

2010, presented at Family Law for the Judiciary 

QUESTIONS:

For general questions about ECM/ENE, contact:
Judy Nord, Staff Attorney, State Court Administration
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