Finding the Right Courtroom in the Scott County, Iowa Courthouse

In Scott County, Iowa, there is a single courthouse that is used for all court cases in the county. That includes traffic, OWI, misdemeanors, felonies, divorce, child custody, general lawsuits, and other cases.

The first floor magistrate courtrooms are where simple misdemeanors (including traffic) cases are heard. The magistrate courtrooms are also used for small claims and eviction cases.

Also on the first floor of the Scott County courthouse are the Associate District courtrooms, where serious misdemeanors, aggravated misdemeanors, and OWI charges are handled. The Iowa juvenile court, which uses the same courtrooms and judges as the Associate District court, are also located on the first floor.

The Iowa District Court is located on the 3rd floor, and handles divorce, child custody, child support, protective orders, general lawsuits, and felony cases.

The Scott County courthouse is located at 600 W 4th St, Davenport, Iowa 52801. There is generally ample parking in the courthouse parking lots, although on Mondays when jury trials begin the lots may be full, in which case there is street parking and parking in the lot for the adjacent county building.

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