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Information about Jury Service in Floyd County District Court 


Length of Service:   In Floyd County, jurors are "on call" for jury service for three months. 


Location of courthouse and directions:  101 South Main Street 

                                                                     Charles City, Iowa   50616 


Click here for Courthouse hours:    


Contact information: Clerk of Court: 641-228-7777        


Check trial status information:  A message will be placed on the telephone recording system during the evening prior to the date when you may be required to report.  The number to call for this recording is 641-228-7772.  The recording will play until 8:00 a.m. on the date of trial. 


Where to park:  The North and West side parking lots of the courthouse.  Handicapped parking is available in the north parking lot. 


Contact for ADA accommodations:  Hearing Impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1-800-735-2942  ADA, call the Clerk of Court, 641-228-7777 


Inside the courthouse—where to report for jury service:  Through the double doors of the third floor District Court Courtroom. 


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:  Contact the Clerk of Court 


Travel, mileage and other expenses:  Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and from the courthouse at a rate approved by the supreme court. 


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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