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Judicial District:
Chief Judge:
Duane Hoffmeyer

Clerk of Court

610 Iowa Avenue
Onawa, IA  51040
Phone: 712-423-2491

Case Scheduling

Staci Maxfield

Pay Fines Online

Access our convenient, online payment service that enables the payment of fines, surcharges and fees electronically, 24/7, with a major credit card.

Pay Fines Online

District Court Administrator

Pam Calhoun

Juvenile Court Office

822 Douglas
Room 201
Sioux City, IA  51101
Phone: 712-279-6586 (230)

Juror Information

Contact Information:



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.

Go to eJuror

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

Jury parking would be anywhere around the courthouse.

Courthouse Security Information

There is no security on site.

Jury Check-in Information

When a jury is called they report by 8:45 a.m. to the Clerk of Court's office.

Absences / Emergencies


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.

ADA Coordinator

Pam Calhoun

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