Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Clackamas County Records Inventory
Judgment and Execution Records
Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgments; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. Judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Circuit Court Execution Docket [with index], vol. 4, 1892-1897 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Judgment and Execution Records, 1886-1932 (.10 cu.ft.);
County Court Execution Docket, 1859-1888 (1 volume);
County Court Lien Docket [Judgment-with index], vol. 1, 1881-1926 (1 volume);
Execution Docket [Circuit Court-with index], 1863-1886 (1 volume); vol. 5, 1898-1906 (1 volume);
Execution Docket County Court [alphabetical], vol. 2, 1890-1909 (1 volume);
Judgment Docket [includes circuit, county, and justice court actions], 1846-1893 (1 volume);
Judgment Docket Circuit Court [with index], vol. 2-3, 1893-1921 (2 volumes);
Judgment Lien Docket [Circuit Court], 1854-1880 (1 volume).