District Court (Fifth District : Washington County) Criminal registers of actions
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
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.
Criminal case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 26246, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.
Index to civil and criminal actions from the District Court (Fifth District : Washington County), Series 26247, provide information on criminal cases that proceed this index.
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
There is no known index for criminal records between the end of the index book in series 26247 and the beginning of the books in this series.
This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas in August 2007 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts
Indexes: An alphabetical index is located at the beginning of each register.