JP. Justice of the Peace
Records of Justices of the Peace in Jefferson County
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Jefferson County Archives
Scope and Contents Docket books of civil and criminal cases heard before Jefferson County Justices of the Peace. The dockets provide narrative summaries of the proceedings. Information includes names of plaintiff and defendant, name of JP and precinct number, charge, dates and kinds of filings, dates and notes on proceedings, plea, disposition, judgment, sentence, fine and court costs. Civil books may also contain ists of marriages performed by the JP. Supplementary records such as summons, motions, receipts,...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1867-1966