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This section of the site contains orders of statewide interest recently issued by the Iowa Supreme Court.  Orders will be posted in this section for one year from the date they are first posted. 

  

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Request for Public Comment on Proposed Rule for Supreme Court Clerk Retention of Appellate Records and Regarding Iowa Court Rules 22.37 and 22.38 Concerning Purging of District Court Case Files (July 20, 2017)
            Order  (397 kb)
Report of the Iowa Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission
      July 2017
            Report  (2997 kb)
No. 15-1408 (June 30, 2017)
      Jacob Lee Schmidt vs. State of Iowa
            Order  (11 kb)
In the Matter of the Uniform Bond Schedule Promulgated by the Judicial Council (June 23, 2017)
      Effective July 1, 2017
            Order  (636 kb)
In the Matter of Courthouse Security (June 19, 2017)
            Supervisory Order  (96 kb)
            Counties with a Ban on Weapons in the Courthouse as of 6-15-17  (87 kb)
            Map of Counties with a Ban on Weapons in the Courthouse as of 6-15-17  (162 kb)
In the Matter of Grant Year 2017-2018 Grants From Receipts of the IOLTA Program (April 27, 2017)
      A grant to the ISBA Public Service Program is approved for providing staff support to the Access to Justice Commission.
            Order  (480 kb)
Request for Public Comment Regarding Recommendations of the 2016 Iowa Child Support Guidelines Review Committee (April 21, 2017)
            Order  (1047 kb)
            Final Report and recommendations  (1418 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Iowa Rule of Juvenile Procedure Prohibiting Routine Use of Restraints (April 21, 2017)
            Order  (94 kb)
            Advisory committee's recommendation and report  (170 kb)
            Resource materials  (7666 kb)
Establishment and Operation of the Informal Family Law Trial Pilot Project (February 14, 2017)
            Order  (717 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Family Law Task Force Proposal (February 14, 2017)
      Proposal to Develop Statewide Uniform Mediation Requirements in Family Law Cases
            Order  (1998 kb)
            Public Comments on Proposed Statewide Family Law Mediation   (9711 kb)
In the Matter of the 2016 Iowa Child Support Guidelines Review Committee (November 8, 2016)
            Order  (299 kb)
Order Regarding Report of Family Law Case Processing Reform Task Force (October 13, 2016)
            Order  (598 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed New Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 1.431(10) (October 13, 2016)
      Hearings on Temporary Family Law Orders
            Order  (439 kb)
            Rule 1.431 Motion practice  (129 kb)
In the Matter of Appointments to the Iowa Access to Justice Commission (October 19, 2016)
            Order  (128 kb)
In the Matter of Appointments to the Iowa Access to Justice Commission (September 22, 2016)
            Order  (566 kb)
Request for Further Public Comment on Proposed Iowa Rules of Electronic Procedure (September 15, 2016)
      Chapter 16 of the Iowa Court Rules
            Order  (723 kb)
            Chapter 16 Iowa Rules of Electronic Procedure (track)  (680 kb)
            Chapter 16 Iowa Rules of Electronic Procedure (clean)  (632 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Clarifying Amendments (August 29, 2016)
      to certain Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure relating to discovery, scheduling and expedited civil actions.
            Order  (349 kb)
            ECA, Discovery, 23.5 Forms Amendments  (173 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments (August 29, 2016)
      to Rule 22.12 relating to senior judges
            Order  (414 kb)
            Proposed rule change 22.12  (84 kb)
            Report of Senior Judge Work Group  (55 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments (August 29, 2016)
      to Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 1.904 and Iowa Rule of Appellate Procedure 6.101
            Order  (328 kb)
            Rule 1.904 and comment  (163 kb)
            Rule 6.101 and comment  (162 kb)
            Public Comment on Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 1.904  (3771 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Changes (August 29, 2016)
      Regarding Death and Disability Planning by Iowa Attorneys
            Order  (913 kb)
            Chapter 34 and 39 amendments  (100 kb)
            Report of the Rule 39.18 Study Committee  (5599 kb)
            Letter Against Rule 39.18 Recommendations  (1206 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments (August 29, 2016)
      to ICR Governing The Appellate Processes
            Order  (733 kb)
            Appellate Rules Amendments  (427 kb)
Appointment to the Guardianship and Conservatorship Reform Task Force (July 14, 2016)
            Order  (170 kb)
No. 14-0830 (June 30, 2016)
      State of Iowa vs. Dale Dean Pettijohn Jr.
            Order  (112 kb)
In the Matter of Grant Year 2016-2017 Grants From Receipts of the IOLTA Program (June 27, 2016)
      A grant to the ISBA Public Service Program is approved for providing staff support to the Access to Justice Commission.
            Order  (304 kb)
In the Matter of Establishment of the Iowa Access to Justice Commission (June 27, 2016)
      The Iowa Supreme Court, upon recommendation of the Iowa State Bar Association establishes the Iowa Access to Justice Commission.
            Order  (341 kb)
In the Matter of Appointments to the 2016 Iowa Child Support Guidelines Review Committee (May 26, 2016)
            Order  (329 kb)
            Order Extending the date for final report (November 8, 2016)  (299 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Nonsubstantive Restyling of the Iowa Rules of Evidence (May 2, 2016)
            Order  (1035 kb)
            Working Draft of Restyled Iowa Rules of Evidence (with comments)  (1074 kb)
            Draft of Restyled Iowa Rules of Evidence  (589 kb)
No. 13-1357 (April 8, 2016)
      City of Davenport v. Laura Paulsen
            Order  (101 kb)
In the Matter of Instruction to Compensation Commissioners from the Chief Justice (April 6, 2016)
            Order  (658 kb)
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Exempt Attorney License Status in Iowa (March 21, 2016)
            Order  (358 kb)
            Proposed Amendments to Chapter 39  (102 kb)
            Office of Professional Regulation memo  (657 kb)
No. 13-1269 (March 4, 2016)
      State v. Dowell
            Order  (8 kb)
No. 13-2027 (February 26, 2016)
      In Re the Detention of Ben Sanders
            Order  (26 kb)
In the Matter of Establishment of the Iowa Business Specialty Court (February 15, 2016)
            Order  (469 kb)
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