Buchanan County
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Buchanan County Criminal & Court Records

1st District Court

Address
PO Box 259 210 5th Ave NE Independence, IA 50644
Phone
319-334-2196
Fax
319-334-7455
Hours
8AM-4:30PM M,W,F; 8AM-2:30PM T,TH
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, domestic abuse or deferred records released
Civil Note
Search civil, probate, and appellate information at http://www.iowacourts.gov/.
General Note
Probate is in a separate index at this address.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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Years Available

Criminal docket on books from 1800s; computerized since 1996

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

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Buchanan County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Buchanan County PO Box 298 Independence, IA 50644-0298
Phone
319-334-4259
Fax
319-334-7453
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on computer back to 1994.

Courier Offices

Address
210 5th Ave NE Independence, IA 50644

County Assessor

Phone
319-334-2706

Treasurer

Phone
319-334-4340

Elections

Appraiser
319-334-4109

Vital

Appraiser
319-334-4259