Information about Jury Service in Decatur
County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions: Decatur County Courthouse - 207 N. Main Leon, IA 50144 1 block North off of Hwy 2 or 1 block
East of Hwy 69
Courthouse hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
Contact information: Nancy Andrew 641-446-4331
Check trial status information: Please call 641-446-4331
Where to park: Parking available on the square
Courthouse security information: Decatur County Sheriff 641-446-4111
Contact for ADA accommodations: Please call 641-446-4331 or 515-
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service: 3rd
floor of courthouse in 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: Please call 641-446-4331.
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. Please
call 641-446-4331 for any additional questions.
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.