Webster County Iowa Court Records

Court Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
(831)Webster County Court Records Offices
Webster County District Attorney723 1st Avenue SouthFort DodgeIA50501515-573-1452
Webster County Court Records Offices
Webster County Treasurer's Office703 Central AvenueFort DodgeIA50501515-576-4611
Fort Dodge Department of Transportation2313 1st Avenue SouthFort DodgeIA50501515-573-5141
Fort Dodge District Court701 Central AvenueFort DodgeIA50501515-576-7115
Fort Dodge Public Defender706 Central AvenueFort DodgeIA50501515-573-1140
Webster County Court Records Databases
Webster County Accident Reports
Webster County Assessor Website
Webster County Child Support Warrants
Webster County Court Records
Webster County Criminal Records
Webster County Traffic & Parking Ticket Payment
Webster County Court Jury Duty Information
Webster County Jury Duty RequirementsConvicted Felons DisqualifiedYesIA
Webster County Jury Duty RequirementsEnglish RequiredYesIA
Webster County Jury Duty RequirementsResidency RequirementCounty Resident: 30 DaysIA
Webster County Jury Duty RequirementsMinimum Age18IA
Webster County Jury Duty RequirementsTime Since Prior Jury ServiceNo more than 3 months in past 2 yearsIA

How to Locate Court Records in Webster County Iowa

The State of Iowa runs a criminal history search free of charge for all court cases, but the county also runs its own criminal records searches, which you can do at no cost. The information you will receive will include such things as arrests, convictions, and sentences. Some instances you will not be able to find this information.

You will need to know the full names of all parties involved in a case in order to perform an accurate search. For instance, if you are looking for drug related charges, you will have to enter all of the person’s first and last names including middle names, maiden names and any variations thereof. You will also have to know the case number in order to see if there is additional information available online. If you do not have this information, you will have to check through other databases.

You may be able to narrow your search for a specific case by finding out if there is any outside information available. The internet has put a lot of information online, including court case records. It is fairly easy to find what you need without having to wade through mountains of data. However, some cases are still sealed so you will have to rely on the records found within the county courthouse. In many cases, this is the only accurate information you will receive.

If you cannot find information about a specific case through the State of Iowa’s website, you should contact the clerk of court in your county. They will be able to tell you if they have this information and where to locate it. You will find public record information online as well, but the quality will be somewhat limited. It is important to understand that these records are public and thus you should expect them to be in alphabetical order. This means that the cases that are closer to the front are listed first and the further away from the back.

The records available will also vary depending on how the information was entered. Some cases will have the date of birth of the parties entered, while others will have the case number. There may even be information on marriage licenses which is usually listed alphabetically next to the name of the person getting it. A search engine will be able to help you locate information about some of these records online, but unless you know exactly the information you want, you will have to go elsewhere to complete this search.

You may be searching for information about a specific crime, or just the outcome of a trial. There is no reason why you have to settle for limited results when you can find the complete history of a case in a court records database. Many people are surprised to learn that this is legal and that their rights can be searched. The fact is that you have the right to see court records whether they are sealed or not, and most of the time, the records are accurate and complete.