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Evictions

Evictions

This procedural information is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. This information may not address all situations that may occur. Any legal questions should be referred to an attorney. If the landlord wishes to terminate tenancy for any other reason and is not familiar with applicable landlord tenant laws, THEY SHOULD SEEK LEGAL ADVICE.

Steps of an Eviction

  1. Notice to Cure or Quit for Non-Payment of Rent
  2. Forcible Entry & Detainer
  3. Writ of Possession
  4. Day of the Eviction

General Eviction Information for Landlords

Many landlords have questions about how the eviction process works in Iowa. This document is intended to answer some of those questions by explaining how the process generally works. This is not a replacement for legal advice because there are many technical issues that may arise, as well as current codes and rulings that are constantly changing. Advice from an attorney is always recommended.

News & Notices

SCAM Alert – *Law Enforcement does not call and demand payment* The Scott County Sheriff’s Office have received reports again that SCAMMERS are identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s Office and using the names of our personnel. We have also received reports over the weekend from...
Posted: April 30, 2018
On April 25 th 2018 at approximately 9:35 am a disturbance was reported outside of the front main entrance to the Scott County Courthouse. Two bailiffs from within the courthouse and a Davenport Police Officer responded. Upon arrival they encountered a subject carrying a blunt object. The situation...
Posted: April 25, 2018
Press Release: A joint investigation, involving daytime residential burglaries in Bettendorf, Davenport, and rural Scott County, has resulted in the arrest of two suspects. Kalandis Rashird McNeil Sr. and Erica Elizabeth Kauer were both arrested on 02/07/18 in Bettendorf, after a Bettendorf Police...
Posted: February 8, 2018