We are now open for walk-ins in all offices; Drivers license and Passports(located in Recorders Office) still appointment only. 

To schedule drivers license appointments online please go here

Sun, Jan 16, 2022
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Court Schedule

CourthouseBenton County is in the Sixth Judicial District which includes

Benton, Iowa, Jones, Johnson, Linn, and Tama Counties. 

The Court schedule for Benton County is listed below. 

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.

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.