Information about Jury Service in Guthrie
County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions: 200 N 5th
Guthrie Center, IA
50115— We are located one block north of the
intersection of Highway 25 and Highway 44. The intersection has a 4 way stop
Courthouse hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Phone number: 641.747.3415 contact Leisa
Check trial status information: 641.747.3415 or 641.747.8381
Where to park: You can park around the courthouse on the street or in
parking lot south of courthouse.
Courthouse security information: Please call 641.747.3415 or the Guthrie
County Sheriff's Office at 641.747.2214 for specific questions.
Contact for ADA accommodations: Please call 641.747.3415 or 515.286.3394
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service: Please
check in at the clerk's office on the top floor.
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 641.747.3415
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.