Amtsgericht (District Court) of Jablonec nad Nisou

Language of Description
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1947
Level of Description
  • German
  • Czech
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

35,97 linear meters


The records of the Amtsgericht in Jablonec nad Nisou were taken over by the State Regional Archives (later the State Regional Archives Litoměřice), from where, in 1983, they were handed over to the District Archives Jablonec nad Nisou. The fonds was arranged and inventoried in 1986.

Scope and Content

The fonds contains records arising from the activities of the Amtsgericht (District Court) in Jablonec nad Nisou. Records of interest include civil and criminal case records (books and files) – particularly inheritance records and documents relating to death-related measures and matters relating to the seizure of goods. (The collection of documents relating to land registers from 1938–1945 and the land registers themselves are kept at the Cadastral Office for the Liberec region – Cadastral Branch Jablonec nad Nisou.)

System of Arrangement

The fonds comprises civil/criminal registers (including lists of names) and civil files. The following parts are mainly of relevance to Jewish issues: disputed judiciary: E – loss of legal capacity, L – forced administration, undisputed judiciary – III registry matters, IV – death-related measures, VIII – guardianship and custody issues.

Finding Aids

  • PADRTA F. – WOWKOVÁ V., Úřední soud Jablonec nad Nisou, 1938-1945. Inventář, 1986/1987, 15 s., ev. č. 336.

Process Info

  • This archival description was created by the Jewish Museum in Prague in the framework of the cooperation between EHRI and the Yerusha project.


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