Clay County
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Clay County Criminal & Court Records

3rd District Court

Address
215 W 4th St Courthouse Spencer, IA 51301
Phone
712-262-4335
Fax
712-262-6042
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, pending dissolution of marriage, mental health, sealed domestic abuse or deferred records released
Civil Note
Search civil, probate, and appellate information at http://www.iowacourts.gov/.

Criminal Records

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Years Available

Criminal records on microfilm from to 1972 to 1995, docket books from 1800s, on computer back to 1/7/97.

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

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Clay County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Clay County 300 W 4th St, #3 Spencer, IA 51301-3806
Phone
712-262-1081
Fax
712-264-3983
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents on computer are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1984.

Courier Offices

Address
300 W 4th St, #3 Admin Bldg Spencer, IA 51301

County Assessor

Phone
712-262-1986

Treasurer

Phone
712-262-2179

Treasurer

Appraiser
712-262-1986

Elections

Appraiser
712-262-1569

Vital

Appraiser
712-262-1081