Information about Jury Service in Clarke
County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions: The Clarke County Courthouse is located
at 100 South Main Osceola, IA 50213
take Exit 33. Turn east on Hwy 34. Go to the 2nd set of stoplights (the
intersection 34 & Main).
Turn north (left) and proceed to the 2nd set of lights. Turn west
and you will be at the courthouse - city square.
Courthouse hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Contact information: Linda Graves 1-641-342-6096
Check trial status information: Please call 1-641-342-6096
Where to park: Courthouse Parking Lot
Courthouse security information:
Contact for ADA accommodations: Linda Graves
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service: Please
report to the Clerk of Court's Office on the second floor of the courthouse.
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: Please call Linda Graves 1-641-342-6096
Travel, mileage and other expenses: Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and
from residence to 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 the right to compensation,
which will help reduce the state's cost of operating the court system.