Series 18270
District Court (Sixth District : Garfield County) Registers of actions

Dates: 1896-1966.

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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. Probate registers became a separate series in 1959. 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

Research Note

Researchers should consult this series to ensure finding all the actions which occurred in a case. For probate case files beginning in 1959, researchers should consult Series 22926, Probate Registers of Actions, 1959-[ongoing], to ensure finding all the actions in a probate case.

Related Records

Case files from the District Court (Sixth District : Garfield County), Series 22682, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

Court case indexes from the District Court (Sixth District : Garfield County), Series 22683, facilitates access to this series.

Probate registers of actions from the District Court (Sixth District : Garfield County), Series 22926, contains a listing of actions in probate cases.

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 May 2000.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Series 22683, Case files indexes, provides access to this series.

Indexing Terms

  • Attachment and garnishment--Utah--Garfield County.
  • Actions and defenses--Utah--Garfield County.
  • Criminal courts--Utah--Garfield County.
  • Probate records--Utah--Garfield County.
  • Corporate divestiture--Utah--Garfield County.

Container List

1 A 1896-1920 1-478
1 B 1920-1924 179-621
2 B 1924-1935 618-981
2 C 1935-1954 982-1579
2 D 1955-1963 1580-1918
3 D 1963-1966 1915-2025

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.