Record Group # 1217
Subgroup # S01
Series # 225
Name of Department: Superior Court
Agency Name/Division/Office: Sussex County

Judgment Files

Earliest Date of Material:
1958

Latest Date of Material:
1995

Quantity of Materials:
68.36 cf.

Genealogical and historical description:

Record of judgements entered with the Sussex County Superior Court. Cases are the result of the failure to pay debts or taxes.

Scope and Contents:

Records may show the name of the plaintiff and defendant, amount requested by the plaintiff, case number, Judgement Docket and page, judgement amount, court costs, attorney fees, and actions taken in the case. Types of legal documents include lower court docket transcripts, releases, orders, correspondence, praecipes, notice of entry of judgement, notice of bankruptcy, certificate of mailing, writs of execution, satisfaction of judgements, certificates of assessment, copies of notes, rule of judgment, and bankruptcy petitions.

Arrangement of Material:

Arranged chronologically by year and term, thereunder by case number.