Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

County Court Case Files


Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Case Files [includes certificates of judgments, attachments, executions, summons, and related court documents], 1856-1899 (.70 cu.ft.);
Misc. Court Records [Miscellaneous County Court Case File Documents], ca.1858-ca.1895 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Civil Cases [Lane County Court Case Files-trifolded-accession: L2008.015], ca.1900-ca.1942 (1 cu.ft.).


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