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Pottawattamie County Criminal & Court Records

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

    The Court Record of 4th District Court of Pottawattamie 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.

    227 S 6th St

    Council Bluffs, IA 51501
     712-328-4810  8AM-4:30PM M,W,F; 8AM-2:30PM T,TH
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
    Notes Office is closed 12-1PM daily.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1978, index books prior. Records are being microfilmed as load permits
    • 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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Pottawattamie County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Pottawattamie County
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-328-4738 8AM-4PM
Record Availability All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on computer back to 1989. Images available back to 11/02.

Courier Offices

227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

County Assessor





712-328-5700 (Auditor)

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