Series 28199
District Court (Fourth District : Uintah County) Criminal registers of action

Dates: 1925-1964.

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

Scope and Content

This series contains registers documenting the actions of the court in criminal cases. Documents pertaining to a particular criminal 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 notes the filing in the registers.

A register of actions may contain a variety of information for each case, including names of the attorneys for plaintiff and defendant and the name of the presiding judge. Registers also contain a record of filings of 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.


Chronological by date of filing and numerical by case number.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Eighth District : Uintah County), Series 14197, contain the documents filed in the criminal cases and recorded in the registers.

Custody History

The District Court transferred volumes 2 and 4 of this series to the State Archives in June 2011.

Additional Forms

This series is available online as part of the Utah State Archives Digital Archives.

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 Alan Barnett in February 2011.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Volumes 2 and 4 in this series each contain a name index to the cases in the volume. These indexes can also be used to locate case files.

Indexing Terms

  • Criminal procedure--Utah--Uintah County
  • Court administration--Utah--Uintah County
  • Civil Procedure and Courts

Container List

1 1 Book 2, Index; 1925-1950
1 1 Book 2, Register of Action, cases 283-609; 1925 Sep-1950 Jan
1 1 Book 4, Index; 1950-1964
1 1 Book 4, Register of Action, cases 610-956; 1950 Jan-1964 Feb

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