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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

Sheriff Lane swore in Reserve Deputy’s Shaun Logan and Alex Gries today at a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome them to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun Logan is the son of Vickie Logan and the late Mike Logan. After high school at North Scott High School, Shaun...
Posted: October 12, 2018
On Friday, October 12th, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office held a Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Eric Roloff was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Eric Roloff is originally from State Center, IA where he graduated from West Marshall High School. After High School he attended...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted on July 3 and July 4 from 2 PM until 11 PM. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: June 13, 2018