Clerk of Court
100 Courthouse Square
Bloomfield, IA 52537
Steffanie Swartz & Amy Gardner
641-684-6502 (113 or 117)
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District Court Administrator
Juvenile Court Office
101 West 4th Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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- 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?
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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
Available anywhere on square around courthouse. Jurors with handicapped permits may park in the designated handicap parking spaces.
Courthouse Security Information
No weapons of any kind will be allowed in the Courthouse. Cellular phones are to be turned off and no use of recording devices or cellular phone cameras is permitted.
Jury Check-in Information
Check trial status information: 641-664-2011.
Absences / Emergencies
Juror with unexcused absences will be subject to contempt of court sanctions. For further information contact Clerk of Courts office at 641-664-2011.
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.