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Criminal Docket and Civil Action

Creator: Ford County. Justice of the Peace

Date: ND

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 196127

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 1.00 Volume(s), Large

Title (Main title): Criminal Docket and Civil Action

Scope and Content

Scope and content: One volume containing docket records summarizing all actions taken in criminal and civil cases appearing before the justice of the peace of Dodge City Township. The volume contains an alphabetical index organized by surname of plaintiff for the civil cases; criminal cases are indexed by surname of defendant because the state of Kansas acts as the plaintiff. The entries provide a record of court appearances showing case number, title and cause, attorneys, dates and nature of pleadings filed and writs issued, court orders, record of fees and costs, and summaries of judgment for each case. Criminal crimes include assault, battery, theft, murder, and disturbing the peace. Civil cases involve indebtedness. Provides a good synopsis of each case. See series 196126 "Criminal Docket" and 196125 "Civil Dockets" for related records.


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Index Terms


    Ford County (Kan.)
    Civil law -- Kansas -- Ford County -- Cases
    Court calendars -- Kansas -- Ford County
    Criminal law -- Kansas -- Ford County -- Cases
    Justices of the peace -- Kansas -- Ford County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Ford County. Cities. Dodge City. Justice of the Peace.