PEER envy

PEER envy: Why other court clerks covet Michelle Strebeck’s software access The last time Michelle Strebeck of Petal Municipal Court attended a Biloxi court clerk conference, she could feel the tension in the room as her colleagues discussed the State’s newly-required PEER reports. “Especially among the smaller municipalities like ours, the clerks were almost panicking about the new requirements for... Read More

“A league of their own:”

“A league of their own:” Why Picayune’s Court Clerk goes to bat for Syscon When Picayune Municipal Court Clerk Lisa Albritton talks court software, she speaks from experience. Albritton spent her early career working in Picayune, Mississippi’s justice court. In 2009, she transferred to municipal court, where she quickly adapted to a new software system. “When I came in, I... Read More

Genealogy and more..

Genealogy and more: How Syscon’s PROMIS helps Geneva County keep its promise to the public It’s a typical Wednesday morning at Alabama’s Geneva County Probate Office. Two elderly sisters are happily researching birth, death and marriage records, finding new names to fill extended branches of their family tree. Although the sisters don’t consider themselves computer savvy, each works independently on the... Read More

Project ensures historical records will endure

By Peggy Blackburn, Managing Editor – The Wetumpka Herald – Every county’s probate office is charged with the task of preserving public records and making those available for citizens to view. Those records include deeds, mortgages, military discharges, marriage licenses, newspapers and more — all of the details that give shape and substance to the people and places involved.... Read More

The search ends here: Syscon’s Remote Access – fast, efficient, and always available

The search ends here: Syscon’s Remote Access – fast, efficient, and always available Richard Talley remembers when residential appraisals always required a trip to a county courthouse. Retrieving important property information was a time-consuming process, delaying his “real” work in the field. That’s why this Dothan, Alabama-area appraiser was intrigued when he first heard that he could access records remotely,... Read More

Singing their praises

Singing their praises: After over 20 years, Walker County Probate Court “can’t imagine life” without Syscon Probate Judge Rick Allison isn’t sure how Syscon develops recording or court system software, or how members of that firm are always available whenever his court needs them. But this Walker County official is pretty sure he knows why Syscon has become the go-to... Read More

Syscon addresses overwhelming workloads

Syscon addresses overwhelming workloads Begoña Garcia was a court clerk who didn’t want to change. Already familiar with the system College Park Municipal Court used to process one of suburban Atlanta’s largest court workloads, Garcia was resistant when Chief Judge Monica Ewing suggested that Syscon had a better solution. “When I came to College Park, they were doing 2,000 tickets... Read More