Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Courts office is a division of the State of Iowa. The office is divided into Civil, Accounting, Criminal and Traffic, and Juvenile divisions. They handle divorces, domestic abuse issues, Civil No Contact Orders, foreclosures, child support payments, traffic fines, court fees/fines, seized property, adoptions and jury related needs, among other duties.


The Clerk of Courts office is located in the Linn County Courthouse at 51 Third Avenue Bridge (May's Island) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Linn County Courthouse is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Clerk's offices open at 8 a.m.

Phone Numbers

Linn County Clerk of Court – Main number: 319-398-3411

  • Criminal & Traffic Division: 319-398-3411 ext. 1132 or ext. 1162
  • Civil Division: 319-398-3411 ext. 1212
  • Juvenile Division: 319-398-3411 ext. 2163
  • Accounting Division: 319-398-3411 ext. 1243

Clerk of Courts is a State Office

For additional information, please visit the Iowa Judicial Branch website.