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Chickasaw County is part of Judicial District 1 in the Iowa Courts system. The Chief Judge is Kellyann Lekar. For the most complete and up-to-date information, visit the Iowa Judicial Branch website for Chickasaw County.

Juror Information


641-394-2754 or 866-817-4636


Did you get a Summons to Jury Service in the mail?  Do you need to:

  • update personal information,
  • check when you need to report for jury service,
  • submit a request for an excuse or deferral, or
  • select an alternate time to serve?

To begin, go to e-juror:


Courthouse Directions
Located at 8 East Prospect Street in New Hampton, IA.

What to Wear to Court
Please report for jury service wearing respectable clothes.  As a general rule, business or business casual clothing is acceptable.  The following types of clothing are not suitable for court proceedings:  shorts, tube tops, halter tops, clothing that contain any obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or images, and clothes that are overly dirty or ragged.

Where to Park


Jury Check-in Information

Report to the court attendant on 3rd floor.

Absences / Emergencies

In case of absence or emergency, contact the office at 641-394-2106.

Travel, Mileage, and Other Expenses

Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and from residence to the courthouse at a rate of .50 per mile as approved by the supreme court. 

Pursuant to state law, you will be paid $30 a day for each day of your jury service up to seven days; $50 a day for eight or more days of service.  You may waive the right to compensation, which will help reduce the state’s cost of operating the court system. 

ADA Coordinator
Lena Heit 

Pay Court Fines

Clerk of Court

8 East Prospect 
New Hampton, IA  50659 
Phone: 641-394-2106 
Fax: 641-394-5106

Case Scheduling


District Court Administrator

Lena Heit

Clerk of Court

Arnell Ernst

Juvenile Court Office

116 Chestnut St. 
New Hampton, IA  50659 
Phone: 319-291-2506