PathwaySelectedattributeThe Probabilistic Outcomes module will help the user determine the best course of action, or pathway(s) (i.e., lawyer referral, online self-help, mediation, etc.) to take.
PercentOfJudgementAmountPaidattributeThis metric tracks the percent of the Judgment Amount awarded that was paid or satisfied, based on aggregate values from historical data from case records (i.e., court or legal aid case management systems).
PreferenceForSpeedattributeGet the user's preference on how fast or slow they want this issue to be resolved. (Scale..)
Primitive Typesclass view
ProbabilisticOutcomesInputMessageclass view
ProbabilisticOutcomesInputMessageclass instance
ProbabilisticOutcomesInputMessageclass diagram
ProbabilisticOutcomesModulecomponentFor court cases, this module provides descriptions of the most likely or common alternatives and actions in a particular type of case. It will also report probabilistic or statistical information on the likely outcomes of each alternative, based on court data.
Comments and Issues: Some evidence suggests that most common case types, especially those with many self-represented litigants, often follow only two or three simple case paths, with a very small percentage involving significant case complexity.6 Therefore, courts may be able to provide simple descriptive statistics on what usually happens when each possible path is chosen. Note that the portal does not make any recommendations about which path to take, so there is no issue around the practice of law or giving legal advice. It merely describes what typically happens (win or lose, amounts awarded, etc.).
ProbabilisticOutcomesOutputMessageclass view
ProbabilisticOutcomesOutputMessageclass diagram
ProbabilisticOutcomesOutputMessageclass instance
ProblemIdentificationInputMessageclass view
ProblemIdentificationInputMessageclass diagram
ProblemIdentificationInputMessageclass instance
ProblemIdentificationModulecomponentThis module prompts the user to describe their problem in a way that will enable the portal to determine if it is a legal problem. Of course, that determination is not entirely an objective one, so it is more a matter of suggesting available legal strategies when appropriate. The module will prompt for information that enables the portal to determine if it is a legal problem within the scope of the portal, and maps the legal problem to a court case type. Again, there may be several possible case types or causes of action for a particular legal problem, so the module should suggest all alternatives and explain the tradeoffs. If there is not a legal problem, or not one that the portal can respond to, the litigant may still gain value by exercising the solutions module.
Comments and Issues: Once correctly mapped to the appropriate court case type, there may be rights in certain cases to full representation by a lawyer. The portal should recognize these instances. Of course, a litigant may still choose to forego a lawyer or may decide to acquire their services through an eligible provider, so they still should not bypass the Assistance module.
Some case types like domestic violence may require emergency responses, so the portal should recommend appropriate actions in those cases. Similarly, some case types should be confidential, possibly requiring different data handling and the exclusion of some information to some partners. Perhaps most innovative and also most challenging, the portal should make the appropriate handoff for cases that are out of scope (not legal problems) if possible.
ProblemIdentificationOutputMessageclass view
ProblemIdentificationOutputMessageclass diagram
ProblemIdentificationOutputMessageclass instance
PropertyattributeThe NIEM property that implements the source class or property
PropertyFairMarketValueattributeThis flag indicates the value of each Property Type declared by the user, i.e. rental property A is $100,000, rental property B is $200,000, etc. Property Value should be be associated with Property Type Owned.
PropertyNetValueattributeThis flag indicates the net value of each Property Type Owned (i.e., Property Fair Market Value - Property Outstanding Debt = Property Net Value).
PropertyOutstandingDebtattributeThis flag indicates the value of outstanding debt owed against each Property Type Owned. There can be multiple Outstanding Debts against each Property Type Owned.
PropertyTypeOwnedattributeThis flag indicates the type of personal or real property the user owns, such as home, rental property, vehicles, etc.. There can be multiple Property Types and multiple values of each Property Type Owned by the user.
Provide Assistanceuse caseHelp litigants make key decisions about their legal cases.
Help litigants execute desired legal actions.
ProviderCategoryattributeCategories of services offered by the Provider. (Categories will be mapped to standardized lists, such as NSMI or LSC.)
ProviderCategorySelectedattributeCategories of services offered by the Provider that the user selected. (Categories will be mapped to standardized lists, such as Open Referral")
ProviderDescriptionattributeFree text description from the Provider describing their services and other pertinent information.
ProviderLocationReferredattributeIf the user is referred to Provider's physical locations, this message can inform the provider of the locations the user will be provided.
ProviderNameattributeName of the Provider (Legal or DBA)
ProviderProfileOutputMessageclass view
ProviderProfileOutputMessageclass diagram
ProviderWebsiteReferredattributeIf the user is referred to Provider's online resources, this message can inform the provider of the specific web links provided to the user.
PublicAssistanceIsReceivedattributeThe user has indicated that they receive public assistance.
PublicAssistanceTypeattributeThe user has indicated that these public assistance types are received.
Publish Court Remindersuse case