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Information about Jury Service in O'Brien County District Court 




Location of courthouse and directions:  155 S. HAYES AVE, PRIMGHAR, IOWA    

From Highway 59-1 Block West of PROGO Gas Station 



Courthouse hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 


Contact information:  

Jeffrey J. Roos, Clerk, PO Box 430, Primghar, Iowa 51245  


Check trial status information: 


             712-957-2965 after hours 


Where to park: Available parking all around the courthouse 


Courthouse security information: 


Contact for ADA accommodations: 712-279-6035 


Inside the courthouse—where to report for jury service: 

        2nd Floor-Clerk of Court's Office 


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: 712-957-3255 


Travel, mileage and other expenses: 

.40¢ per mile to and from the courthouse 

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.    



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