Clerk of Court
99 Court Square
Pocahontas, IA 50574
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District Court Administrator
Juvenile Court Office
702 1st Ave. S.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Did you get a Summons to Jury Service in the mail? Do you need to
- update personal information,
- check when you need to report for jury service,
- submit a request for an excuse or deferral, or
- select an alternate time to serve?
Click the Go to eJuror button to begin.
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.
Where to Park
North of Courthouse & on the Street.
Jury Check-in Information
Clerk of Court Office.
Absences / Emergencies
Travel, Mileage, and Other Expenses
Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and from residence to the courthouse at a rate of .50 per mile as 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.