District Court (Sixth District : Kane County) Criminal registers of action
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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.
Numerical by case number.
Researchers should note that civil and criminal actions are interspersed in the first three volumes of series 27770. This reflects the courts practice of interfiling civil and criminal case files together between 1896 and 1975 (approximately cases 1 to 1355). The register in this series was created after the case files were split into distinct series in 1976. Thus, for information on criminal cases prior to 1976 researchers will need to consult the register of action books in series 27770.
Index to civil and criminal actions from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 27769, contains index information for criminal actions that pre-date the record book in this series.
Civil registers of actions from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 27770, contains criminal register of action entries that pre-date the record book in this series.
Information and indictment record books from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 27791, document individual actions taken in the criminal cases heard by this court.
These books were physically transferred to the Utah State Archives in September, 2011 for processing and microfilming. Once microfilming has been completed the hard copies will be returned to the Sixth District Court office in Kanab.
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.
This series was processed by Jim Kichas in September 2011.
Indexes: The crimianl register book in this series contains an alphabetical index at the beginning of the volume.