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Statutes, Court Rules, Case Law and Constitution
Code (statutes laws) and Iowa Constitution
Court Rules (procedures for all courts in state court system)
Court Rules (procedures for some, but not all, judicial districts)
Iowa Case Law
might need to research decisions by the Iowa Supreme Court or Iowa Court of
Appeals to determine if and how the courts have previously interpreted particular
laws and rules, or ruled on legal issues similar to the issues involved in your
case. The official published opinions of
both courts can be found in the North Western Reporter and North Western
Reporter 2d, West Publishing, at the State Law Library and other
entered after 1998 can be found on this website under "Courts."
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all the laws and procedures that might apply in a particular case. For this reason, we suggest you consult with an
attorney about your legal problems or case.