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Court Schedule

This can change due to holidays and weather. If in doubt, please call the Clerk of Court at (319) 472-2766 to confirm a court hearing.

Court Schedule 

Benton County is in the Sixth Judicial District which includes:

  • Benton
  • Iowa
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Linn
  • Tama 

Monday
All District Court trials begin on Mondays.

Tuesday
Juvenile Court is held.  This includes any Child In Need of Assistance Actions, Delinquency Hearings, and Termination of Parental Rights Actions.

Wednesday
Magistrate Court includes initial appearances, pretrials, and trials.

Thursday
District Court includes arraignments, pretrials, probation revocations, sentencings, plea hearings, etc.

Friday
Civil Court hearings and occasionally criminal proceedings.