Judicial District of Drumheller

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  • The Judicial District of Drumheller was established on August 31, 1926 by Order-in-Council (O.C.) 1029/26. Prior to August 31, 1926, civil and criminal matters in this region were heard by a judicial official in the Judicial Districts of Calgary or Hanna.
  • The Judicial District of Drumheller is a geographic area in east central Alberta that facilitated the adjudication of cases through the province’s court system.
  • The boundaries of the Judicial District of Drumheller have been altered during its existence because of changes in other judicial districts. On December 15, 1987, it absorbed the territory formerly comprising the Judicial District of Hanna (Alberta Regulation 462/87).
  • Towns and villages within this judicial district have included Delia, Drumheller, Hanna, Oyen and Youngstown.

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  • The scope and content is based on orders-in-council and regulations.

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          Series · 1926-1973

          The series consists of administrative and operational files created by the Clerk of the Court in Drumheller. The files include correspondence pertaining to civil and criminal cases; lists of writs of execution; judge’s file; criminal statistics; financial records; bailiffs’ process books, 1924-1958; solicitor’s correspondence; certificates of no appeal regarding divorces; naturalization applications and correspondence; and Sheriff’s correspondence.

          Alberta. Attorney General. Clerk of the Court
          Fonds · 1926-1979

          The fonds consists of records pertaining to legal matters heard by the District Court of Alberta within the Judicial District of Drumheller. The fonds consists of the following series:

          • Civil case files
          • Criminal case files
          • Probate and surrogate case files
          • Appeal case files
          • Trial Docket book

          Alberta. District Court
          Fonds · 1926-1977

          The fonds consists of the records of the Supreme Court of Alberta based in Drumheller. The fonds consists of the following series:

          • Civil case file records
          • Criminal case file records
          • Divorce case file records

          Alberta. Supreme Court. Trial Division