Guidance

Crown Court Digital Case System training guides and videos

Guides and interactive videos for defence lawyers and prosecutors on using the Digital Case System to work on Crown Court cases online.

Quick reference guides:

Register, log in and find a case

Manage account details

Create a case

Give or ask for access to a case

Ingest a bundle into a case

Manage the digital file cover

Memoranda: leave notes and messages

Manage the index and upload documents

Manage the structure of a case

Download the index and bundle

Search within a case

Additional review tools

Direct a court to a page

Download and upload documents in the review pane

Working with notes in a digital case file

Record of Case Activity (ROCA)

Manage the indictment

Manage the plea and trial preparation hearing (PTPH) form

Manage the plea and trial preparation hearing (PTPH) form video

Splitting a case

Merging cases

Notifications

Working with defence access restrictions

Digital Case System to Crown Prosecution Service two-way interface

Changing a case to multi-handed

Published 29 January 2016
Last updated 28 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. Revised guide for ingesting a bundle into a case. Video guide removed.

  2. Guidance for ingesting a bunde into a case amended

  3. Guide for ingesting a bundle into a file updated.

  4. Download a copy of the index and bundle guide updated

  5. Manage the index and upload documents guide amended.

  6. Manage the plea and trial preparation hearing (PTPH) form link changed to YouTube video

  7. Updated PTPH2 guide and Welsh summary uploaded.

  8. Updated attachments 15.7.19

  9. Multi-hander roll-out complete. Reference to roll-out removed.

  10. Updated videos added.

  11. Training guides updates and videos removed.

  12. QRG notifications document published.

  13. Add body worn video footage information

  14. Digital Case System to CPS two-way interface guide updated.

  15. Additional training video added

  16. Update to Digital Case System to Crown Prosecution Service two-way interface guide

  17. Updates to 14 of the user guides

  18. Added DCS to CPS two-way interface and DCS standard file structure guidance documents

  19. First published.