Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Deschutes 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 judgment; 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 Deschutes County Justice Building Basement, Court
Execution Docket Circuit Court, vol. 1, 1916-1932 (1 volume).
Records at the Deschutes County Justice Building, Main Floor Lobby Exhibit Case:
Judgment Docket Circuit Court, vol. 1, 1883-1929 (1 volume).