The Iowa district court has general jurisdiction of all civil, criminal and juvenile cases and probate matters in the state. The district court, which is also known as the trial court, is the point of entry in the court system for most cases.
The Iowa district court is composed of different kinds of judicial officers with varying amounts of jurisdiction - judicial magistrates, associate juvenile judges, associate probate judges, district associate judges, and district court judges.
The Clerk of District Court is the contact for matters involving child support, child custody, domestic violence, juvenile court and more.
Use the links in the left column located under "Clerk of Court" to navigate court related services or visit the link below.