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  • 4th District Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The 4th District Court of Cass, Iowa has general jurisdiction over all civil and criminal cases; with few exceptions. The Probate Court divisions of District Courts have jurisdiction over the estates of decedents and absentees, the construction of wills, conservator ships and guardianships, trusts and trustees, trial for accounting, and other probate cases. Cases may be heard by a District Judge, District Associate Judge, Associate Juvenile Judge, Associate Probate Judge or a legal Magistrate. Each type of judge has jurisdiction over certain types of cases. District Judges have general jurisdiction over all types of cases heard by District Court, while other types of judges have jurisdiction that is limited to certain types of cases.

    5 W 7th St, Courthouse

    Atlantic, IA 50022
     712-243-4661  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, signed release; also helpful: DOB, SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal docket on books from 1880s; on computer back to 11/1996
    • 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.

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Cass County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Cass County
5 W 7th
Atlantic, IA 50022-1492
712-243-6660 8AM-4:30PM
Record Availability All in one. 

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5 W 7th

Atlantic, IA 50022

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