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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

Judgment and Execution Records

1865-1983

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 Joseph Building, County Archives Room #2:
Lien Docket [Judgment Docket Circuit Court], vol. B, 1865-1895 (1 volume);
Records [Judgment Docket], 1865-1888 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, Trial Court Attic Archives Room:
Execution Docket Circuit Court [with index], vol. 1-2, 1865-1897 (2 volumes);
Execution Docket County Court, vol. 1, 1865-1902 (1 volume);
Judgment Lien Docket County Court, vol. 1, 1865-1892 (1 volume);
Judgment Lien Docket, vol. B-D, 1865-1925 (3 volumes);
Record of Levies Under Execution, vol. 1, 1894-1983 (1 volume).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Assessor/Tax Collector Office, Vault:
Sheriff's Execution Docket [with index], 1909-1919 (1 volume).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
[County Court Execution Docket], vol. 1, 1865-1897 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Execution Docket], vol. 1-5, 1868-1923 (2 reels of microfilm);
[Lien Docket-Judgment Docket Circuit Court], vol. B, 1865-1895 (1 reel of microfilm).

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