Courts in Iowa

There are 101 Courts in Iowa, serving a population of 3,118,102 people in an area of 55,842 square miles. There is 1 Court per 30,872 people, and 1 Court per 552 square miles.

The state of Iowa is ranked 31st in Courts per capita, and 38th in Courts per square mile.

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About Iowa Courts

Find Iowa Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

Iowa Appellate Courts

Court Name: Iowa Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Statute
Place(s) of Session: Des Moines
Number of Judges: 9

Court Name: Iowa Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Des Moines
Number of Judges: 7

Iowa Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Iowa District CourtConstitutionCounty337
Iowa Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsLocal
Mental Health CourtsLocal
Veterans CourtsLocal
Teen CourtsLocal
Juvenile Drug CourtsLocal
Family Drug CourtsLocal
Iowa Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredYes
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: 30 Days
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury ServiceNo more than 3 months in past 2 years