Amtsgericht (District Court) of Prachatice

Language of Description
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

3, 32 linear meters


The documents of the administrative and civil agendas of the court were taken out of the registry of the People's Court in Prachatice, and in 1959 passed to the State Archives in Třeboň. The criminal agenda documents were taken over by the archives from the District Prosecutor's Office in Prachatice in 1960. The fonds was arranged in 1960 and 1961. In 1981, it was transferred to the State District Archives in Prachatice. In 1993, it gained new additions.

Scope and Content

The fonds includes documents of the Amtsgericht (District Court) of Prachatice from the period of the German occupation. The preserved files concern administrative issues and the criminal and civil agendas (disputes, inheritance, guardianships) from 1938-1945. The criminal files include documents concerning national and racial discrimination, illegal crossing of the border, etc. The fonds has been preserved in fragments.

System of Arrangement

The fonds is divided into: A. Books, A. Files: 1. Administrative files, 2. Files of the judicial agenda (general, civil, and criminal ones).

Finding Aids

  • Flodr J. - Randýsek R. - Reitzová E.: Úřední soud (Amtsgericht) Prachatice 1938-1945. Inventář, Prachatice 1993, 8 s., ev. č. 7.

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.


This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.