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Lucas County Criminal & Court Records

  • 5th District Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    Access to the 5th District Courts’ Records at Lucas is allowed to the public in general through the subscription to the Combined Judicial System of the Iowa State which maintains the Judicial Information System. Anyone can access the records of civil and criminal records of the courts but with limitations. Unlimited access is allowed on subscribing to the Judicial System Website on payment of $25 as monthly subscription charges for the provision of advanced research services.

    916 Braden
    Chariton, IA 50049
     641-774-8669  8AM-12: 1PM-4PM M - TH
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
    Notes Court is closed Fridays. Probate fax is same as main fax number.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, signed release; also helpful: SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal docket on books from 1880s; on computer back to 1997
    • 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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Lucas County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Lucas County
916 Braden, Courthouse
Chariton, IA 50049
641-774-1619 8AM-4PM
Record Availability  Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1985

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916 Braden
Chariton, IA 50049

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