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Judicial District:
Chief Judge:
Michael Huppert

Clerk of Court

214 East Main Street
Knoxville, IA  50138
Phone: 641-828-2207

Case Scheduling

Alissa Bowman

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

Juvenile Court Office

916 Braden Avenue
Chariton, IA  50049
Phone: 641-774-4421

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

Courthouse Directions

Located at 214 East Main Street in downtown Knoxville, IA.

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

Park one block off the square to avoid a parking ticket. Public parking lots are one block north of the square by Wells Fargo Drive Up Bank.

Courthouse Security Information

Please call the Marion County Sheriff's Office with any questions at 641-828-2220.

Jury Check-in Information

Clerk of Court Office on 3rd floor.

Absences / Emergencies

Please notify Clerk  at 641-828-2207 ext. 6 with any additional absences not included on the returned Summons or Emergencies.

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


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

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