• Connecticut Appellate Reports
  • Connecticut Code of Evidence
  • Connecticut Practice Book
  • Connecticut Reports
  • Connecticut Reports Archives, Vol. II CD
  • Connecticut Supplement
  • Manual of Style for CT Courts
  • Probate Court Rules of Procedure
Administrative Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Americans with Disabilities Act Card JDP-CL-85
A Guide to Understanding The Americans With Disabilities Act JDP-ES-284 Español
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2004-2006    
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2006-2008    
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2008-2010    
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2010-2012    
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2012-2014 JDP-ES-191  
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2014-2016  JDP-ES-191  
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2016-2018  JDP-ES-191  
Biennial Report of the Judicial Branch, 2018-2020 NEW!  JDP-ES-191  
Directory of the Connecticut Judicial Branch    
Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, 2015-2016    
Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, 2017-2018 NEW!    
Handbook of Connecticut Appellate Procedure NEW!    
Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act JDP-ES-221  
Procedures for Ordering A Court Transcript JDP-ES-265  
Civil Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Civil Jury Instructions    
Foreclosure Mediation Program JDP-CV-92 Español
How Small Claims Court Works JDP-CV-45  
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Poster - (Pilot Program in the Judicial Districts of Hartford and New Haven) JDP-CV-171  
Self-Help Series for Court Matters:
Answer in a Connecticut Civil Action
Basic Information on Connecticut Pretrial Civil Procedure
Choosing a Date for the Return Day
Qualifying for a Civil Annulment in Connecticut
Tips for the Self-Represented
   
Civil Slidecast
How-To Video for filling out Appearance Form - JD-CL-12
Connecticut Civil Procedure - Defendant's Filing of an Answer to the Complaint YouTube NEW!
Court Rules
  Publication Name Number Translation
Connecticut Code of Evidence, 2018 Edition    
Connecticut Practice Book    
The Use and Possession of Electronic Devices in Superior Court Facilities JDP-ES-230 Español
Criminal Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Adult Probationer Handbook, Key to Your Success JDP-AP-136 Español
Centralized Infractions Bureau Brochure JDP-ES-182 Español
Certificates of Employability JDP-AP-188  
Criminal Jury Instructions    
Risk Protection Orders and Risk Protection Order Investigations JDP-CL-140  
Special Sessions and Diversionary Programs:
Hartford Community Court Session
Domestic Violence Dockets
Drug Intervention Programs
Accelerated Rehabilitation
Supervised Diversionary Program
Family Violence Education Program
Community Service Labor Program
School Violence Prevention Program
Suspended Prosecution for Illegal Sale, Delivery, or Transfer of Pistols or Revolvers
Treatment of Defendants who are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Instead of Prosecuting Them
Treatment of Convicted Defendants who are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Instead of Sending Them to Jail
Under 21 Motor Vehicle/Underage Drinking Program
Impaired Driving Intervention Program




Drug Intervention and Community Service Program

JDP-CR-137A
JDP-CR-137B
JDP-CR-137C
JDP-CR-137D
JDP-CR-137E
JDP-CR-137H
JDP-CR-137I
JDP-CR-137J
JDP-CR-137K
JDP-CR-137L
JDP-CR-137M

JDP-CR-137N
JDP-CR-137O



JDP-CR-137P




Español

Español




Español


Español
Polski
Português

Español
Polski
Português
Violations and Infractions Schedule JD-CR-3  
What Happens When You Go To Traffic Court JDP-CR-161 Español
What You Should Know About Conditional Release JDP-AP-186 Español
Educational Resources for Teachers and Students
  Publication Name Number Translation
Common Legal Words JDP-CL-86  
Connecticut's Courts JDP-ES-201 Chinese
Doses of Connecticut Legal History    
Kid's Coloring Book JDP-ES-189 Español
Laws and the Courts: a Workbook for Upper Elementary Students and Teacher Evaluation Form - (9x12 Workbook: can be printed on letter or legal size paper with scaling to fit page size) JDP-ES-236  
Programs for High School Teachers and Students JDP-CL-115  
Judges' Speakers Bureau JDP-ES-192  
Employees' Speakers Bureau JDP-ES-347  
Educational Videos
Forging a New Democracy - This video was put together by CBA's Civics Education Committee and produced by CT-N. It is about the Constitutional Convention and the compromises that were made to gain the consensus necessary to adopt the Constitution of the United States, which is the framework of our government.
Let Us Court You - Video for Educators: Connecticut Superior Court Judge Susan Handy briefly discusses free resources that are available to teachers to educate their students about the court system.
Shouting "Fire" in a Crowded Theatre: Finding the True Meaning of the First Amendment - Superior Court Judge Mark T. Gould discusses with students the First Amendment and how it applies to them.
Minimum Continuing Legal Education Presentation NEW!
Diversity Week 2016: "Continuing the Conversation" - On Oct. 24, 2016, Justice Richard Robinson provided the keynote address for Divesity Week.
Diversity Week 2016: "Serving those who have served" - On Oct. 24, 2016, Commissioner Sean Connolly of the Department of Veterans Affairs presented to a group of Judicial Branch employees.
Family Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
A Child Needs Emotional and Financial Support of Both Parents JDP-ES-211 Español
Access and Visitation Federal Grant Contracted Programs JDP-FM-217  
Child Support and Arrearage Guidelines    
Comprehensive Evaluation JDP-FM-213 Español
Conflict Resolution Conference JDP-FM-215 Español
Divorce Options in Connecticut JDP-FM-274  
Family Services Programs JDP-FM-211  
For Custodial Parent: Answers to Common Questions - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-FM-196  
For Noncustodial Parent: Answers to Common Questions - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-FM-197  
Guardian Ad Litem or Attorney for Minor Child in Family Matters JDP-FM-224  
Hartford Magistrate Mediation Program JDP-FM-212 Español
Hiring a Lawyer for Part of Your Legal Matter (Limited Scope Representation) JDP-CL-123  
How to Change Your Child Support Order JDP-FM-218  
Intensive Case Management Service JDP-FM-235  
Issue Focused Evaluation JDP-FM-214 Español
Mediation JDP-FM-216 Español
Nonadversarial Divorce Poster JDP-FM-250 Español
Polski
Português
Nonadversarial Divorce Forms Supplement JDP-FM-251  
Parenting Education Programs JDP-FM-151
Restraining Orders: How to Apply for Relief From Abuse JDP-FM-142 Español
Polski
Português
Restraining Order Packet JDP-FM-259  
Secure (Supervised) Visitation Centers    
Your Way to a Simplified Divorce JDP-FM-265  
Simplified Divorce Forms Supplement JDP-FM-264  
Waive Statutory Waiting Period Poster JDP-FM-255  
Family Videos
How to File for Divorce - Steps and forms needed to file for divorce. Polski Español
Putting Children First: Minimizing Conflict in Custody Disputes - to help families involved in custody disputes. Pensemos en los hijos primero - para ayudar a las familias envueltas en disputas por la tenencia de los hijos.
Your Uncontested Divorce - Learn about getting an uncontested divorce. Polski Español
Connecticut's New Family Court Process
A Focus On The Court Process Regarding Child Custody & Access
What Parties Should Expect and How To Prepare
Staying Out Of Conflict
Connecticut’s New Family Court Process (extended)
Family Services - Direct Services Videos YouTube
 
General Information Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Common Legal Words JDP-CL-86  
Connecticut's Courts JDP-ES-201 Chinese
Court Support Services Division Strategic Plan    
Hiring a Lawyer for Part of Your Legal Matter (Limited Scope Representation) JDP-CL-123  
How Can We Help You? Law Library Services, Court Service Centers, Public Information Desks JDP-ES-306  
The Intern Handbook JDP-ES-272  
Interpreter and Translator Services - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-ES-212 Español
Português
Russian
Interpreter Information Card JDP-ES-285
Kid's Coloring Book JDP-ES-189 Español
Laws and the Courts: a Workbook for Upper Elementary Students and Teacher Evaluation Form - (9x12 Workbook: can be printed on letter or legal size paper with scaling to fit page size) JDP-ES-236  
Manual of Style for Connecticut Courts    
Megan's Law Booklet - Definitions and statistics on child sexual abuse, sex offenders, date/acquaintance rape and other related material.    
Middletown Court Guide - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-ES-210 Español
Español Directory
New Haven Superior Court Guide - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-ES-213  
Pro Bono Catalog  |  Online Version External Link JDP-ES-281  
Programs for High School Teachers and Students JDP-CL-115  
Speakers Bureau Brochure JDP-ES-192  
Superior Court Records Center JDP-ES-183  
General Information Videos
Culture Matters
Diversity Week 2015 Opening Celebration
Getting Ready for Court - Connecticut Network for Legal Aid External Link Preparandose Para La Corte
How to Browse the Connecticut General Statutes
How to Search the Connecticut General Statutes
Why Take a Pro Bono Case? External Link
Diversity Week 2016: "Continuing the Conversation" - On Oct. 24, 2016, Justice Richard Robinson provided the keynote address for Divesity Week.
Diversity Week 2016: "Serving those who have served" - On Oct. 24, 2016, Commissioner Sean Connolly of the Department of Veterans Affairs presented to a group of Judicial Branch employees.
Diversity Week Opening Celebration 2017 YouTube 
We Are Judicial YouTube NEW!
Grievance Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Answers to Questions Regarding the Client Security Fund JDP-GC-16 Español
Polski
Português
Attorney Grievance Procedures in Connecticut JDP-GC-8 Español
Polski
Housing Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
A Guide to Housing Matters - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-HM-30 Español
Polski
Landlord's Guide to Summary Process (Eviction) JDP-HM-14 Español
Polski
Português
Procedures to Follow to Represent Yourself in an Entry and Detainer Case JDP-HM-23A  
Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants in Connecticut JDP-HM-31 Español
Tenant's Guide to Summary Process (Eviction) JDP-HM-15 Español
What Happens When You Go To Housing Court? JDP-HM-36 Español
Jury Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
A Guide to Juror Service for Employees, Employers, and the Unemployed - (Printing on legal size paper recommended) JDP-JA-27  
A Guide to Juror Service for Members of the Military JDP-JA-44  
Jury Service in Connecticut, What Every Juror Should Know JDP-JA-25S
JDP-JA-25P
Español
Polski
Jury Service in Connecticut, What Every Student Should Know JDP-JA-24  
Your Guide to Jury Service JDP-JA-5  
Jury Videos
Jury Duty Public Service Announcement - 30 second video produced by WFSB-TV and made available with the permission of WFSB-TV.  
Juror Orientation - This video is shown to prospective jurors on the first day of jury service. It gives an overview of the jury process in Connecticut. NEW!  
Jury Summons Tutorial - A video demonstration on how to respond to your jury summons. NEW!  
Answering the Call for Jury Service - Juror 3 minute video from the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) explaining who is eligible, what to do when summoned, and what happens when you’re selected to serve. NEW!  
Unconcious Bias: Jury Video NEW!  
Juvenile Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Contacts Card JDP-JM-158A  
Foster Parents and Juvenile Court JDP-JM-157 Español
Legal Rights in Detention JDP-JM-158 Español
Juvenile Videos
Speak Up! Know Your Rights in Detention   Español
Stay Involved! YouTube NEW!   Español
My Kid Is in Detention, What Can I Do? YouTube NEW!   Español
My Kid is on Probation, What Can I Do? YouTube NEW!   Español
Detention Risk Screen for Juvenile Court YouTube NEW!    
Youth in Custody Practice Model YouTube NEW!    
Video about the Regions Secure Residential Facility NEW!    
Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Videos
Part I – Motions Practice Civil Scenarios YouTube NEW! Bibliography
Part II – Motions Practice Criminal Scenarios and Prejudgment Remedies YouTube NEW!
Part III – Motions Practice Case Law Research and Library Services YouTube NEW!
Connecticut's Minimum Continuing Legal Education Rule -- What you need to know YouTube NEW!
Newsletters
Community Court Newsletters
Court Support Services Division - "CSSD Chronicle"
Self-Represented Parties Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Handbook of Connecticut Appellate Procedure    
How Can We Help You? Law Library Services, Court Service Centers, Public Information Desks JDP-ES-306  
Self-Represented Parties Videos, Slidecasts and Tutorials
Getting Ready for Court - Connecticut Network for Legal Aid Español
How to Search Connecticut Statutes Online
 
Law Library Services Self-Represented Parties Information Series - Slidecasts and print materials intended to provide general information regarding Connecticut court procedures. See below:

Slidecasts:
Starting a Civil Lawsuit in Connecticut
First Steps as a Defendant
Motion To Dismiss
Request to Revise
Motion to Strike a Complaint
Defendant’s Filing of an Answer to the Complaint
Writing A Motion

Tutorials - How to fill out and file these forms:
Application for Waiver of Fees Form in Family Matters JD-FM-75
Appearance Form JD-CL-12
Financial Affidavit Form, JD-FM-6 SHORT

Self-Help Series for Court Matters: NEW!
Answer in a Connecticut Civil Action
Basic Information on Connecticut Pretrial Civil Procedure
Choosing a Date for the Return Day
Connecticut Guide to Remote Hearings
Qualifying for a Civil Annulment in Connecticut
Tips for the Self-Represented In Court, In-Person
Tips for the Self-Represented Virtual Proceedings
How to Browse the Connecticut General Statutes NEW!  
Small Claims Publications and Slidecasts
  Publication Name Number Translation
How Small Claims Court Works JDP-CV-45  
What Happens When You Go To Small Claims Courts JDP-CV-118  
Slidecasts
Fill out JD-CV-40, Small Claims Writ and Notice of Suit
Fill out JD-CV-123, Statement of Service (Delivery) Small Claims
Supreme and Appellate Court Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Appellate Preargument Conference Handbook    
Handbook of Connecticut Appellate Procedure    
History of the Appellate Court    
Visitor's Guide to the Connecticut Supreme Court JDP-SC-30  
Supreme and Appellate Court Videos
A Century of Justice: A tour of the Connecticut Supreme Court  
Enduring Grandeur: Connecticut Supreme Court  
Understanding The Appellate Pre-Argument Conference  
Victim Services Publications
  Publication Name Number Translation
Biennial Report, Office of Victim Services, 2019-2021 NEW! JDP-VS-20  
Compensation For Crime Victims JDP-VS-10 Español
Polski
Human Trafficking Poster    
Information for Victims of Sexual Assault and Their Families JDP-VS-30  
Notification Programs to the Victim JDP-VS-11 Español
Português
Polski
Rights of Crime Victims in Connecticut NEW! JDP-VS-15 Español
Português
Polski
Victim Services Program - Has your life been affected by crime? JDP-VS-17 Español
Português
Polski
Victims Rights Poster NEW! JDP-VS-43  
Victim Rights Tear Off Card NEW! JDP-VS-43A Español
Português
Polski
Victim Compensation Poster - 8.5 x 11 NEW! JDP-VS-41A Português
Victim Compensation Poster - 12 x 18 NEW! JDP-VS-41B  
Victim Compensation Tear Off Card NEW! JDP-VS-42 Español
Português
Polski
OVS All Service Poster - 8.5 x 11 NEW! JDP-VS-44A Español
Português
Polski
OVS All Service Poster - 12 x 18 NEW! JDP-VS-44 Español
Português
Polski
OVS All Service Bookmark NEW! JDP-VS-45 Español
Português
Polski
Crime Victims’ Guide to the Adult Criminal Court NEW! JDP-VS-48 Polski
Victim Services Videos
Introduction to the Connecticut Office of Victim Services YouTube NEW!    
Understanding the Connecticut Criminal Court YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Family Restraining Orders and Civil Orders of Protection YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Family Restraining Orders YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Civil Protection Orders YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: Eligibility YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: Benefits YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: How to Apply YouTube NEW!    
Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: Process YouTube NEW!