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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets

1883-1984

Series records brief entries about the proceedings of court cases. Information includes date; plaintiff and defendant names; cause of action such as larceny, assault, divorce, or receivership; attorney names; and final disposition of the case. Circuit court records continue after 1983 under authority of the state and are maintained by the state court administrator. Circuit court records have been inventoried through 1983. For information on more recent court records, contact the trial court administrator. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Trial Court Office:
Circuit Court Register, of Actions, vol. 4-5, 1971-1981 (2 volume);
Index to Circuit Court Registers [and Case Files], vol. 1, 1915-1984 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Trial Court Basement Archives:
Circuit Court Master Index [to Registers and Case Files], 1915-1984 (1 reel of microfilm); 1915-1984 (2 sheets of microfilm jackets);
Circuit Court Register of Actions [with index], vol. 1-3, 1915-1971 (3 volumes); vol. 6, 1981-1984 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Register, vol. 1-6, 1915-1984 (3 reels of microfilm); vol. 1-6, 1915-1984 (1 inch of microfilm jackets);
Trial Record [Circuit Court], vol. 3, 1980-1996 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
Transcribed Circuit Court Register, County Court Register, Probate Court Register, Execution Docket [from Crook County-with index], 1883-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
Circuit Court Criminal Docket District Attorney, 1925-1947 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Docket, 1941-1942 (1 volume);
Circuit, Justice, & County Court Records [Criminal Docket Circuit Court], 1915-1917 (.15 cu.ft.);
Trial Record [Circuit Court], vol. 1-2, 1963-1980 (2 volumes).

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