Information about Jury Service in Kossuth
County District Court
Location: 114 W State Street, Algona,
Clerk of Court hours: Monday thru Friday.
(Mary Ellen Munn,
Clerk of Court
Phone # 515
Check trial status information:
# 515 295-3240)
Where to park: Parking is available on all
sides of the courthouse as well as a parking lot in back of the courthouse.
Contact for ADA accommodations: ADA
coordinator 712 279-6035.
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service: 2nd floor of the courthouse.There is an elevator which is accessible from
the back door of the courthouse.The
back door is on the north side 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:If you need to be reached in case of an
emergency, calls can be made to the Clerk's office at 515 295-3240.
Travel, mileage and other expenses:Mileage at $0.40 for each mile
traveled each day to and from juror
residence to the Kossuth County Courthouse
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 court