Jones County Court Records Search

See Jones County IA courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.


Anamosa District Court 500 West Main Street Anamosa IA 52205 319-462-4341


Find Jones County Court Records

Jones County Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Jones County, IA, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Jones County. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Jones County Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Jones County Criminal Courts and Jones County Civil Courts.

Jones County Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Jones County, IA maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Jones County Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Jones County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Iowa State level in Jones County contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Iowa Civil Courts have records on Jones County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Jones County Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Jones County

Jones County Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Jones County subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Jones County Court.

Contact Jones County Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Jones County, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Jones County Court, or Iowa State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.