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Buena Vista County Criminal & Court Records

  • 3rd District Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Buena Vista County 3rd District Court allows the general public access to the court records through the Unified Judicial System Website. But on having free access people can only have limited access to the court records for instance criminal charges, titles and filings of the cases, child support, case disposition, and fine payments etc. The unlimited access is available on subscription to the website while paying the subscription fee of $25 per month for facilitating the advanced research.

    PO Box 1186
    215 E 5th St
    Storm Lake, IA 50588
     712-749-2700  8AM-4:30PM M,W,F; 8AM-2:30PM T,TH
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years AvailableCriminal records indexed on cards from early 1900s; on computer back to 1994
    • Record Retrieval MethodsIn person, online
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

Buena Vista County Background Checks

Fill out the Buena Vista county background checks form to request a criminal background report.

Buena Vista County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Buena Vista County
PO Box 454
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-749-2539 8AM-4:30PM
Record Availability Separate indices to search. Records indexed on computer back to 1983.

Courier Offices

Courthouse Sq

Storm Lake, IA 50588

County Assessor




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