District Court (First District : Box Elder County) Criminal registers of actions
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.
These books are not indexed and there is no known index for historic criminal cases created by the court.
Minute books from the District Court (First District : Box Elder County), Series 3688, contains brief minute book entries for court proceedings on any given day.
Criminal case files from the District Court (First District : Box Elder County), Series 11797, contains the case files listed in these registers.
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.
Gaps in Series
Book 1 is missing and presumed lost.
This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas and Emily Gurr in June 2008.