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Civil Dockets

Creator: Barton County. Justice of the Peace

Date: 1872C-1939C

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 194056

Space Required/Quantity: 6.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Civil Dockets

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Volumes of docket entries recording court appearances before the Justice of the Peace in Great Bend, Barton County for civil court cases involving money and indebtedness. The entries list all actions taken pertaining to a given case, along with associated fees and dates of filings, for summons, subpoenas, and summons returned. Included are judgment summaries for each case. The entries also list the case number, parties involved, and cause. Each volume contains an alphabetical index by surname of plaintiff, with corresponding page numbers to the official entry. The volumes are organized by date. Serves as a synopsis of the case and useful when no case files exist.

Specific Contents Identified:

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

  • 1872-1882, 1911-1917, 1928-1937
  • 1882-1939

Index Terms

Subjects

    Great Bend (Kan.)
    Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- Kansas -- Barton County
    Civil law -- Kansas -- Barton County -- Cases
    Civil procedure -- Kansas -- Barton County
    Court calendars -- Kansas -- Barton County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Barton County. Cities. Great Bend. Justice of the Peace.