The office of the Clerk of District Court processes all paperwork flowing to and from the Court. This includes areas of civil, dissolution, probate, criminal, traffic, small claims, and mental health.
The office is a part of the State of Iowa Judicial Branch and the Clerk and staff are employees of the State of Iowa.
Electronic filing is mandatory in all areas pursuant to Chapter 16 of the Iowa Court Rules. The Clerk's office also handles summoning of jurors and processes payments on fines, court costs, child support, etc.