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

    The Madison County of Iowa State allows the access of general public to the court records of 5th District Court through newly introduced Judicial Information System maintained by the Unified Judicial System of the Iowa State. There are two ways to access to the court records: free of cost and on payment of the subscription fee. With free of cost subscription people can have limited access to the courts records such as child support, payment of fines, and titles of the cases etc., whereas on the payment of subscription fee of $25 a month unlimited access to the court records is available.

    PO Box 152
    112 N John Wayne Dr
    Winterset, IA 50273
     515-462-9825  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; also helpful: DOB
    • Years AvailableCriminal docket on books from 1880s; computerized records since 1996. Misdemeanors from 1974 to present.
    • 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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Madison County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Madison County
PO Box 152
Winterset, IA 50273-0152
515-462-5006 8AM-4:30PM
Record Availability All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1987.

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112 N John Wayne Dr
Winterset, IA 50273

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