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Juvenile Case Files

Creator: Montgomery County. District Court

Date: 1898-1957

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: AR 6442-AR 6455

Unit ID: 191100

Restrictions: Restricted per KSA 38-1608.

Space Required/Quantity: 0.14 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Juvenile Case Files

Administrative History

Administrative History: Montgomery County district court founded when the county was established in 1867. Headquarters in Independence with a Coffeyville Division in that city. Part of the 14th Judicial District.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Documents filed with the Montgomery County District Court in Independence, Kan., in individual actions relating to matters brought before the juvenile court. Many of the cases deal with commitments to State industrial schools or other facilities. Case files may typically include a Petition for dependent and neglected child; orders for hearing or discharges, of continuance & parole, of commitment, and revoking parole; notices to counsel & probation officers and of hearing; a Subpoena for witnesses; a Summons; a State Dept. of Social Welfare of Kansas child welfare face sheet; a Social history; correspondence; a Journal entry & supplement; a Complaint; a Warrant; a Kansas Highway Patrol notice to appear; applications for continuance & parole; a Waiver of notice of hearing; and a Parole.

Arranged by case number.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • Dockets [cases] 1-1649, 1898-1957 (Microfilm AR 6442-AR 6455). 14 microfilm reels : negative ; 16 mm.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Montgomery County (Kan.)
    Juvenile courts -- Kansas -- Montgomery County
    Juvenile delinquency -- Kansas -- Montgomery County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Montgomery County. Courts. District Court.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Restricted per KSA 38-1608.

Reproduction: Microfilm. [Independence, Kan.? : Montgomery County District Court?, ca. 1967?]

Holder of originals: Originals presumably held by the Montgomery County District Court (Independence, Kan.)