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Since February 1, 2000, the Supreme Court has required the filing of a completed cover sheet with all civil petitions (excluding small claims, probate, and mental health commitment actions). See Rule 1.301(2) of the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure. 


Civil Petition Cover Sheet
            Cover sheet  (710 kb)
The forms below can be found in Chapter 1 of the Iowa Court Rules, Rule 1.1901 of the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure.
Form of Original Notice for Personal Service
            Form 1  (43 kb)
Form of Original Notice Against a Nonresident Motor Vehicle Owner or Operator Under Iowa Section 321.500
            Form 2  (45 kb)
Form of Original Notice Against Foreign Corporation or Nonresident Under Iowa Code Section 617.3
            Form 3  (44 kb)
Form of Original Notice for Publication
            Form 4  (45 kb)
Directions for Service of Original Notice
            Form 5  (27 kb)
Dissolution of Marriage-Affidavit of Financial Status
            Form 7  (110 kb)
Financial Affidavit and Application for Appointment of Counsel
            Form 8  (158 kb)
Financial Affidavit of Parent and Application of Appointment of Counsel
       Child  Parent  Other:
            Form 9  (30 kb)
Form of Notice of Intent to File Written Application for Default
            Form 10  (33 kb)
Petition for Termination of Parental Rights and Child Support Obligation Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 600B.41A(7)
            Form 11  (68 kb)
Expedited Civil Action Certification
            Form 16  (512 kb)
Alternative Expedited Civil Action Certification for Plaintiffs that Are Not Natural Persons or Otherwise Must Act Through a Representative
            Form 17  (513 kb)
Joint Motion to Proceed as an Expedited Civil Action
            Form 18  (574 kb)
Health Care Provider Statement in Lieu of Testimony
            Form 19  (537 kb)

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