Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 25159

District Court (Fifth District : Washington County) Criminal registers of actions

Dates: 1896-1990.

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

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

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.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 26246, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

Index to civil and criminal actions from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 26247, provide information on criminal cases that proceed this index.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

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.

Gaps in Series

There is no known index for criminal records between the end of the index book in series 26247 and the beginning of the books in this series.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas in August 2007 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts

Finding Aids

Indexes: An alphabetical index is located at the beginning of each register.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL VOLUME DATE DESCRIPTION
1 2 1948-1975 353-700
1 3 1975-1983 701-1200
2 4 1983-1987 1201-1700
2 5 1987-1990 1701-2140