Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets


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 Lake County Courthouse, Circuit Court Basement West Storage Room:
Circuit Court Fee Book and Register, vol. 3, 1900-1910 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Register [title varies-with index], vol. 1-2, 1878-1920 (2 volumes);
Docket Circuit Court, 1875-1882 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Circuit Court Basement East Storage Room:
Circuit Court Docket [General Index to Register and Circuit Court Docket-Direct], 1967-1983 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Docket [with index], vol. 1-15, 1910-1983 (15 volumes);
Register of Actions [Criminal and Civil], 1983 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement North Storage Room:
Calendar [Circuit Court], 1885-1891 (1 volume); 1900-1910 (1 volume);
Register County Court [Judicial-includes Circuit Court], 1886-1899 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Basement Storage Hallway:
Marriage Returns [includes divorce returns], 1929-1941 (3 volumes).

Records at the Lake County Museum:
Calendar Circuit Court, 1891-1899 (1 volume).


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