Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Lake 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 Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement North Storage Room:
Judgment Lien Docket, vol. 3, 1901-1939 (1 volume).
Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Circuit Court Basement West Storage Room:
Albert Dent Miscellaneous Papers [includes executions and writs of attachment], 1908-1910 (.05 cu.ft.);
Execution Docket [with index], vol. 1, 1877-1923 (1 volume);
Judgment Lien Docket, vol. 2, 1875-1902 (1 volume).
Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Basement Storage
Judgment Lien Docket [actually includes mostly livestock brand information], vol. 1, 1901-1907 (1 volume).
Records at the Lake County Museum:
Co. Court Register [County Judgment Lien Docket-with index], 1875-1914 (1 volume).