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Jasper

Judicial District:
5
Chief Judge:
Arthur Gamble

Clerk of Court

101 1st Street North
Room 104
Newton, IA  50208
Phone: 641-792-3255

Case Scheduling

Janis Haines
515-286-3859

Pay Fines Online

Use our convenient, online payment service to pay fines, surcharges and fees with a major credit card 24/7.

Pay Fines Online

District Court Administrator

Christopher Patterson
515-286-3198

Juvenile Court Office

115 N 2nd Avenue E
Suite I
Newton,
Phone: 641-792-1770

Juror Information

Contact Information:

641-792-3255, kelly.ruhnke@iowacourts.gov

eJuror

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 contain any obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or images, and clothes that are overly dirty or ragged.

Where to Park

2 blocks away from the courthouse.

Courthouse Security Information

None

Jury Check-in Information

Room 306

Absences / Emergencies

641-792-9161

Travel, Mileage, and Other Expenses

Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and from residence to the courthouse at a rate approved by the supreme court.  If you do not know the mileage, you can look it up on Mapquest.com.

Compensation

Pursuant to state law, you will be paid $30 a day for each day of your 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

Christopher Patterson
515-286-3394
christopher.patterson@iowacourts.gov

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