Information about Jury Service in Clayton County District
Location of courthouse:
111 High Street
Elkader, IA 52043
Courthouse hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Linny Emrich, Clerk
To check trial status:
Contact for ADA accommodations:
If you require the
assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of a
disability, immediately call your District ADA Coordinator at 319-833-3332. If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa
TTY at 1-800-735-2942.
Where to park:
Parking lots located next to the
Inside the courthouse - where to report for jury service:
Report to the Clerk
of Court Office - 2nd Floor
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 are not suitable for court
proceedings: shorts, tube tops, halter
tops, clothing that contains obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or
images, and clothes that are overly dirty or ragged.
In case of absence or
emergency, contact the jury manager at 563-245-2204
Travel, mileage and other expenses:
Jurors are reimbursed
for travel to and from the courthouse at a rate approved by the supreme court.
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 your right to compensation, which will help reduce the
state's cost of operating the court system.