Information about Jury Service in Dallas
County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions: The Dallas County Courthouse is located at 801 Court Street,
Adel, Iowa. The courthouse is in the
center of the town square.
8:00 am to 4:30 pm., Monday through Friday
Contact information: Marsha McDermott, 515-993-6968
Check trial status information: 515-993-6968
Where to park: Free parking is available on all side streets surrounding
the square and behind the employee parking lot east of the courthouse.
Courthouse security information: Please call the deputy security desk at 515-993-6967
Contact for ADA accommodations: Please call 515-993-6967
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service: Room 300
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 515-993-6968
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.