Iowa Courts Online
Electronic Docket Record Search
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Access the electronic docket of Iowa's state court system
The docket is an index of the filings and proceedings in court cases. It is maintained by all clerk of court offices in Iowa.
Free access to public case information
Anyone with Internet access can view the public docket. Registration or subscription is not required.
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Free access to public case documents
Public case documents can be viewed on a public access terminal at the courthouse in the county where the case was filed.
Questions about a specific case
Contact the clerk of court in the county where the case was filed: Court Directory | Iowa Judicial Branch (
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