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    The Court records of the 1st District Court of Howard County of Iowa are available to access to general public through the Website of the Unified Judicial System of Iowa State. People can have access free of cost but in that case certain limitations are imposed for instance people can only view the case titles and filings, criminal charges, case disposition, child support payments, and fine payments however if a person pays a subscription fee of $25 per month then unlimited access can be availed to the court records.

    137 N Elm St
    Cresco, IA 52136
     563-547-3605  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, DOB
    • Years AvailableCriminal docket on books from 1900s, on computer back to 4/97
    • 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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Howard County
137 N Elm
Cresco, IA 52136
563-547-1103 8AM-4:30PM
Record Availability All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on computer back to 2001.

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137 N Elm
Cresco, IA 52136

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