Civil Department (Law & Equity)
The Civil Department of the Iowa District Court Clerk's records and maintains all Pleadings, Orders, Motions and Exhibits filed in actions involving a monetary value of $5001.00 or greater. The primary case types handled in the Civil Department are: Domestic Relations (Divorce, Custody, Child Support, & Paternity), Debt collection, Contracts, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Foreclosures, Replevin Actions, and Legal Name Changes.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- For information about Civil Law, visit Iowa Judicial Branch at: