Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 18185

District Court (Fourth District : Juab County) Criminal registers of actions

Dates: 1895-1985

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series documents the individual criminal cases tried by the Fourth District Court in Juab County. Actions taken in each case are recorded on separate documents and then filed together to become the case file. As these documents enter the case file they are recorded in the Criminal registers of Actions.

Registers function as a chronological list of the actions taken in each criminal cases. A register of actions can contain the following: attorney for plaintiff and defendant, name of the judge presiding over the case, petitions, complaint, summons, answers to summons, orders from the court, assignment of judges, exhibits, judgment, findings and conclusions, costs, decrees, requests by the attorneys for instructions to the jury, verdict, motions for cross complaints or new trials, amendments to previous answers, and disclaimers.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological

Research Note

Researchers should consult this series to ensure finding all the actions which occurred in a case.

Related Records

Minute books from the District Court (Fourth District : Juab County), Series 1397, documents the proceedings of each case.

Criminal case files from the District Court (Fourth District : Juab County), Series 7712, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Registers of Actions were first scheduled as permanent records in 1983. This series was archivally processed by David Clark in May 2000.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Each register contains an alphabetical index at the beginning of the volume,.

Indexing Terms

  • Court records—Juab County (Utah).
  • Criminal courts—Juab County (Utah).
  • Juab County (Utah)—Trials.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 1895-1985