Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 18230

District Court (Sixth District : Piute County) Civil and criminal registers of actions

Dates: 1896-1953

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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 or criminal 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, and disclaimers.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological

Research Note

Researchers should consult this series to ensure finding all the actions which occurred in a case.

Related Records

Civil and criminal case files from the District Court (Sixth District : Piute County), Series 18222, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

Minutes from the District Court (Sixth District : Piute County), Series 18227, documents the proceedings of each case.

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

Registers of Actions were first scheduled in 1983 as permanent records. This series was archivally processed by David Clark in March 2000.

Indexing Terms

  • Criminal courts--Utah--Piute County.
  • Divorce suits--Piute County (Utah).
  • Corporate divestiture--Utah--Piute County.
  • Judgments--Utah--Piute County.
  • Piute County (Utah)--Habeas corpus.
  • Piute County (Utah)--Actions and defenses--Cases.

Container List

REEL DATE DESCRIPTION
1 1896-1953 1-963