Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 26629

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

Dates: 1896-1990.

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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.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date.

Related Records

Minute books from the District Court (Fifth District : Iron County), Series 1390, contains brief minute book entries for court proceedings on any given day.

Criminal case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Iron County), Series 18219, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

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.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas and Emily Gurr in May 2008 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 1 1896-1932 1-294
1 2 1932-1958 1-300
1 3 1958-1976 301-600
2 4 1976-1986 601-1104
2 5 1987-1990 1105-1409