Due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the country and locally, Linn County has closed most buildings to the public to help reduce community spread of the virus and to help ensure continuity of County services.
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.
Linn County Clerk of Court – Main number: 319-398-3411
Criminal & Traffic Division: 319-398-3411 ext. 1132 or ext. 1162