Clerk of Court
1315 South B Avenue
P.O. Box 408
Nevada, IA 50201
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District Court Administrator
Juvenile Court Office
126 S. Kellogg Ave.
Ames, IA 50010
The national eJuror Program gives potential jurors the flexibility of responding online to their jury qualification questionnaire. Jurors choosing to complete these forms electronically don’t have to mail them. Through the eJuror Program, potential jurors may:
- update personal information,
- check when they need to report for jury service,
- submit a request for an excuse or deferral, and
- select an alternate time to serve.
The Courthouse is located at 1315 South B Avenue on the southeast side of Nevada. You may take U.S. Highway 30, exit 158 (0.3 miles). Turn right onto 19th Street (0.2 miles). Turn left onto South B Avenue at McDonald's and continue on South B Avenue (0.4 miles). End at 1315 South B
Please keep the top portion of your jury summons. Additional reporting information is located on the back of your summons. Please follow these instructions or any other enclosed instructions which may require you to call in prior to your service date or give a time and date which you are to appear. You will be required to bring the top portion with you when you report for jury duty.
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
South side of courthouse.
Jury Check-in Information
Jurors should follow the directions for their panel that will be posted on the entrance doors to the Courthouse.
Absences / Emergencies
Failure to report for jury duty when notified may result in contempt of court and could be punishable as such. If an emergency prevents your attendance, please call the Jury Coordinator at 515-382-7418.
Travel, Mileage, and Other Expenses
Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and from residence to the courthouse at a rate of .45 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.