Series 25943
District Court (Fourth District : Utah County) Criminal registers of action

Dates: 1896-

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

Scope and Content

This series contains books used to record actions taken by the court and the associated documents filed in each criminal case. Records and documents pertaining to a particular case 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.

The registers of action typically include information for each case, such as the case number, name of the defendant , name of the attorney for the defendant, name of the presiding judge, 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.

Each book in the series contains its own name index to facilitate access to the record.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number and generally chronological by filing date.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Fourth District : Utah County), Series 3592, are inventoried and indexed in this series.

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

Records in this series dating from 1896-1948 were archivally processed by Alan Barnett in April 2016.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Each book in the series includes its own index.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    DISC REEL BOX DESCRIPTION
    1 1 1 1896 Jan-1904 Dec; Criminal Register "A", Index
    1 1 1 1896 Jan-1904 Dec; Criminal Register "A", cases 1-282
    1 1 2 1905 Jan-1917 Nov; Criminal Register "B" Index
    1 1 2 1905 Jan-1917 Nov; Criminal Register "B", cases 282-759
    1 1 3 1917 Dec-1946 Aug; Criminal Register "C", Index
    1 1 3 1917 Dec-1946 Aug; Criminal Register "C", cases 760-1943

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