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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Court Records|U.S. Court Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon_Court_Records|Court Records]]''  
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Court Records|U.S. Court Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon_Court_Records|Court Records]]''  
  
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=== History ===
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Major courts of [[Oregon]] that have kept records of genealogical value are the following:  
 
Major courts of [[Oregon]] that have kept records of genealogical value are the following:  
  
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Supreme Court has the final appellate jurisdiction for the state.  
 
Supreme Court has the final appellate jurisdiction for the state.  
  
===Records===
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The Family History Library has some Territorial records. You will find them under the subject:
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*{{FHL|574567|subject_id|Oregon – Court Records}}
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The Family History Library has some Territorial records. You will find them under the subject:  
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*{{FHL|574567|subject_id|disp=Oregon – Court Records}}
  
 
For county records, check under the name of the county in the wiki to learn availability. In using the the Family History Catalog, check under the county and the subject "Court Records"  
 
For county records, check under the name of the county in the wiki to learn availability. In using the the Family History Catalog, check under the county and the subject "Court Records"  

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History

Major courts of Oregon that have kept records of genealogical value are the following:

Circuit courts have county-wide jurisdiction over criminal cases, probate matters, guardianships, and domestic relations.

County courts have county-wide jurisdiction in juvenile cases, civil matters under $500 and probate matters. The Family History Library has a few county court records.

District courts have county-wide jurisdiction over minor civil and criminal matters.

Justice courts have concurrent county-wide jurisdiction with circuit courts over minor civil and criminal cases.

Supreme Court has the final appellate jurisdiction for the state.

Records

The Family History Library has some Territorial records. You will find them under the subject:

For county records, check under the name of the county in the wiki to learn availability. In using the the Family History Catalog, check under the county and the subject "Court Records"


 

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