Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wallowa 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 Wallowa County Courthouse, Wallowa Lake County Service District Office, Bookcase:
Circuit Court Register [with index], vol. 12-14, 1946-1963 (3 volumes);
Criminal Docket, vol. A-B, 1887-1913 (2 volumes);
Criminal Docket [with index], vol. 1-3, 1918-1987 (3 volumes);
Equity Docket, vol. A, 1887-1907 (1 volume);
Law Docket, vol. A-B, 1887-1912 (2 volumes);
Record of Trials, vol. 1, 1976-1986 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Governing Body (Commissioners') Office Vault:
[Circuit Court Docket], 1930-1937 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Docket [Law], 1957-1960 (1 volume);
Court Register [also titled Case Docket and Fee Book-with index], vol. 2-11, 1902-1946 (10 volumes);
Divorce [Return Records], 1943-1948 (2 volumes);
[Divorce Return Records], 1934-1943 (2 volumes);
Dockets [Circuit Court Law and Equity], 1924-1926 (.35 cu.ft.);
Equity Docket, vol. B, 1907-1913 (1 volume);
Law Docket, vol. C, 1912-1913 (1 volume);
Register of Actions, vol. A, 1887-1893 (1 volume);
Transfer Circuit Court Docket, vol. 1, ca.1922-ca.1929 (1 volume);
Trial Record [with index], vol. 3-4, 1915-1926 (2 volumes).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Attic, Main Records Storage Room:
Circuit Court Criminal Docket District Attorney, 1918-1925 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Planning Department Office Vault:
Trial Record [with index], vol. 5, 1926-1942 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Circuit Courtroom, Bookcase:
Circuit Court Journal [actually serves as register-with index], vol. 15-19, 1964-1984 (5 volumes);
Criminal Docket [with index], vol. 3, 1963-1987 (1 volume).


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