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Juror Information

by Jonathan Bailey last modified 2013-03-07 09:01 PM

Note: Information is from the Iowa Courts Online website.


Location of courthouse and directions

Corner of Main and Center Streets, Marshalltown, Iowa (4th Floor of Marshall County Courthouse).

 

Courthouse hours:

M,W,F 8:00am - 4:30pm

Tue,Thu 8:00am - 2:30pm

 

Contact information:

Jury Coordinator
Phone: (641) 754-1608

 

Check trial status information:

Please call (641) 754-1603

 

Where to park:

Street

 

Contact for ADA accommodations:

Call Clerk at (641) 754-1608

 

What to wear to court:

Please report for jury service wearing respectable clothes. As a general rule, business or business casual clothing is acceptable. The following types of clothing are not suitable for court proceedings: shorts, tube tops, halter tops, clothing that contains any obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or images, and clothes that are overly dirty or ragged.

 

Absences/Emergencies:

Absences are reviewed on an individual basis; in case of emergency call (641) 754-1603.

 

Travel, mileage and other expenses:

Mileage expenses at 35 cents per mile.

 

Compensation:

Pursuant to state law, you will be paid $30 a day for each day of jury service up to seven days; $50 a day for eight or more days of service. You may waive the right to compensation, which will help reduce the state's cost of operating the court system.

 

Telephone Fraud Involving Jury Duty:

The judicial system does not contact people telephonically about jury service and ask for personal information such as your Social Security number, date of birth or credit card numbers. There have been reports of individuals contacting citizens in regards to jury duty and identifying themselves as court employees. These individuals say they are calling to verify names and Social Security numbers and then ask for credit card numbers, this could be an attempt to defraud you. The Iowa Courts do not contact people telephonically and ask for personal information as described above. If you receive such a call do not provide any personal or confidential information to these individuals, you should contact your local law enforcement agency or the Clerk of Court in your county.


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