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Wapello County Criminal & Court Records

  • 8th District Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    Common man can access the records of 8th District Court of Wapello County by visiting the website maintained by the Unified Judicial System of the Iowa State. As the general access to the court records is allowed to the public through the website. This access is yet limited to basic information about the cases such as fine payments, titles and filings of the cases, criminal charges, child support and case disposition. If a person wants to have unlimited access to the District Courts Records of Wapello, s/he may have to subscribe to the Judicial Website on the payment of $25 as monthly subscription fee.

    101 W 4th St

    Ottumwa, IA 52501
     641-683-0064  8AM-4:30PM (Closed T, Th at 2:30PM)
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Domestic Abuse
    Notes SSNs are only maintained on a confidential sheet not available to the public.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 5/1994; docket books prior.
    • 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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Wapello County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Wapello County
101 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Record Availability All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1989.

Courier Offices

101 W 4th St

Ottumwa, IA 52501

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