District Court (Eighth District : Duchesne County) Criminal register of actions
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
Records and documents pertaining to a particular civil, criminal or probate action are filed together by the court clerk and collectively these documents constitute the case file. As these records or actions are filed, the clerk enters them in the registers which comprise this series.
A register of actions may contain the following entries for each case: name of the attorney for plaintiff and defendant, name of the judge presiding over the case, petitions, complaints, summons, answers to summons, orders from the court, assignment of judges, exhibits, judgment, findings and conclusions, costs, decrees, requests by attorneys for instructions to the jury, verdict, motions for cross complaints or new trials, amendments to previous answers, disclaimers, bonds, and inventories.
Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date.
Researchers should consult this series to ensure finding all the actions which occurred in a case. Series 22679, CRIMINAL CASE FILES, is not in archival holdings.
Criminal case files from the District Court (Eighth District : Duchesne County), Series 22679, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.
Miscellaneous register books from the District Court (Eighth District : Duchesne County), Series 27423, similarly record the date any action was taken on a criminal case.
The books in this series were transferred to the State Archives by the court in April 2010.
This series is available on microfilm.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Registers of Actions were first scheduled as permanent records in 1983. A microfilm reel containing registers covering 1915 to 1967 was processed by David Clark in March 2000. Processing of new microfilm for all extant books created by the court was completed by Jim Kichas in 2010.
Indexes: The registers contain alphabetical indexes at the beginning of each volume.
- Criminal justice, Administration of--Duchesne County (Utah).
- Duchesne County (Utah)--Parties to actions.
- Criminals--Duchesne County (Utah).