Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill 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 juvenile and guardianship cases], no. 1-944, 1859-1937 (5 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
Index County Court [indexes civil case files and journal], 1859-1965 (1 volume).


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