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    The Court Record of 5th District Court of Dallas County can be found at the Judicial Information System of Iowa State. The State has introduced Unified Judicial System for the provision of information regarding criminal, civil, family cases etc. This information however is limited to case titles and filings, criminal charges, case disposition, child support payments, and fine payments if access is gained free of cost. A person who wants to have full access to the court records is required to subscribe to the Judicial System Website on paying a monthly subscription fee of $25.

    801 Court St, Attn Court Clerk

    Adel, IA 50003
     515-993-6991  8AM-4:30PM M,W,F; 8AM-2:30PM T,TH
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
    Notes Probate records are in a separate index. Probate fax- 515-993-4752
    • Criminal Records
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    • Years AvailableCriminal docket on books from 1800s; computerized records since 1996
    • Record Retrieval MethodsIn person, online
    • Civil Records
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    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

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Dallas County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Dallas County
PO Box 38
Adel, IA 50003-0038
Record Availability  Records indexed on computer back to 1987, books back to 1880.

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801 Court St, Rm 203

Adel, IA 50003

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