Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Justice Court Dockets


Series documents criminal and civil cases brought before justice of the peace courts. Dockets include defendant, plaintiff, attorney, witness, and juror names; action dates and nature of cases; judgments; and statements of costs. Actions include complaints, summonses, appearances, testimonies, bonds, judgments, pleas, fines, jail terms, marriages, and writs of attachment. Civil and criminal cases include larceny, burglary, recovering money or personal property, trespassing, hunting out of season, and illegal voting. Justice court records have been inventoried through 1940. For information on more recent records, contact the local justice court.

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement North Storage Room:
Justice Docket [Lakeview Precinct], 1909-1914 (1 volume);
Record [Silver Lake Recorders Court Docket], 1930-1942 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Circuit Court Basement West Storage Room:
Justice Docket Criminal [Lakeview Recorders Court], 1927-1931 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Basement Storage Room:
Justice Docket South Lakeview District, 1936-1941 (2 volumes);
[South Lakeview District Justice Court Docket], 1932-1936 (2 volumes).


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