Winnebago County
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Winnebago County Criminal & Court Records

2nd District Court

Address
126 S Clark, Ste 6 Forest City, IA 50436
Phone
641-585-4520
Fax
641-585-2615
Hours
9AM-Noon; 1PM-3:30PM M,T,W,F
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, pending or dismissed dissolution of marriage, mental health, criminal expunged or substance abuse records released. Domestic abuse law change states that parts of the file may be public, depending on Judge's order
Civil Note
Search civil, probate, and appellate information at http://www.iowacourts.gov/.
General Note
Probate fax is same as main fax number. This agency is closed to the public on Thursdays.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, aliases, offense, date of offense

Years Available

Criminal docket index from 1940s; on computer since 9/1997

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Winnebago County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Winnebago County 126 S Clark St, #1 Forest City, IA 50436-1706
Phone
641-585-2094
Fax
641-585-1094
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 2/95.

Courier Offices

Address
126 S Clark St, #1 Courthouse Forest City, IA 50436

County Assessor

Phone
641-585-2163

Treasurer

Phone
641-585-2322

Treasurer

Appraiser
641-585-3412

Elections

Appraiser
641-585-3412

Vital

Appraiser
641-585-2094