Clerk of Court

Janietta Criswell, Clerk of District Court
Mahaska County Courthouse
2nd Floor
106 South 1st Street
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

Phone: (641) 673-7786
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Related Links

See our official judicial branch website for more information. 

Traffic fines, criminal fines, & civil infractions can be paid electronically on-line for any county in the state of Iowa.  To pay fines, log onto the judicial branch website at

Juror Information

If you are summoned for jury duty, please report to the 2nd floor courtroom of the Mahaska County Courthouse and check in with the Court Attendant.

Current Jury Trial Schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, JANUARY 9, 2018

Tuesday, JANUARY 16, 2018

 Tuesday, JANUARY 23, 2018

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 13, 2018

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 27, 2018

Tuesday, MARCH 6, 2018

Tuesday, MARCH 13, 2018

Tuesday, MARCH 20, 2018

Please plan to call 641-673-7786, after 5:00 PM, the evening prior to the above dates.  A recorded message will inform you as to whether the jury trial will be held and you must report or if you do not need to report.

Please note that no food or drink is allowed in the courtroom other than bottled water.  All cell phones must be turned off upon entering the courtroom.  No weapons are allowed in the courtroom.

If you need assistance to participate in court due to a disability, please call the disability coordinator at 641-684-6502.  Persons who are hearing or speech impaired may call Relay Iowa TTY (1-800-735-2942).