Information about Jury Service in SHELBY County District
Location of courthouse and directions: 3rd
Floor, Shelby County Courthouse, 612 Court St., Harlan, IA
Courthouse hours: 8:30
a.m to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Krohn- Clerk of Court
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Where to park: There
are free parking lots within a one block radius of the Courthouse.
Courthouse security information: Available for high security cases.
Contact for ADA accommodations: If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services
to participate in Court because of a disability, immediately call your district
ADA Coordinator at 712-328-5883. (If
you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1-800-735-2942.)
Inside the courthouse—where to report for jury service: Report to the Shelby County Clerk's Office, 3rd
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.
712-755-5543 (With approval from District Court Judge).
Travel, mileage and other expenses: .40/mile round trip
Compensation: 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