Series 26230
District Court (Seventh District : San Juan County) Criminal registers of action

Dates: 1896-1986.

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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, thereunder chronological by date.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Seventh District : San Juan County), Series 6878, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

Minute books from the District Court (Seventh District : San Juan County), Series 21847, contains brief minute book entries for court proceedings on any given day.

Custody History

The books in this series were transferred to the State Archives by the court in April 2013.

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 processed by Jim Kichas in April 2013.

Finding Aids

Indexes: An alphabetical index is located at the beginning of each register.

Indexing Terms

Container List

pending A 1896 Mar 16-1959 Dec 21 1-297
pending B 1960 Jan 5-1986 Dec 31 298-700

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