Hancock County Court Cases (Iowa)

Hancock County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including both criminal and civil charges in Hancock County, Iowa. Courts also create and preserve records about the cases they hear. Many types of courts, including criminal, civil, family, and traffic courts, provide online access to Hancock County court case records. These public records may provide information about the defendant and plaintiffs in a case, the charges brought against an individual, the outcome of a trial, any sentences, court decrees, or probation orders, and more. Hancock County Court records also have records on divorces, probate for wills and estates, lawsuits filed against businesses, and complaints about sexual harassment or discrimination in Hancock County. Court databases often allow the public to search Hancock County court cases by the names of people involved.

Garner District Court Garner IA 855 State Street 50438 641-923-2532


Hancock County Police Departments protect the community by stopping crimes and performing investigations in Hancock County, Iowa. As part of their law enforcement responsibilities, Hancock County Police Departments maintain court case records for any cases in which the police were involved. This can include records on criminal prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies, police records introduced during the Hancock County court case, details about the police investigation, and any convictions or sentences. These court cases contain important information about an individual's criminal history, making them a key part of performing a Hancock County background check. These records also list whether an individual is on the Iowa sex offender registry. Hancock County court case records can be accessed directly from the Police Department, and some departments provide online request forms.

Britt Police Department Britt IA 8 2nd Street Southeast 50423 641-923-2621

Garner Police Department Garner IA 135 West 5th Street 50438 641-923-3773

Kanawha Police Department Kanawha IA 121 North Main Street 50447 641-762-3632

Hancock County District Attorneys prosecute cases on behalf of the public in Hancock County, Iowa. This can include both criminal and civil cases. The Hancock County DA's Office maintains public records on ongoing cases as well as prior cases. These records include prosecutions for criminal felonies and misdemeanors such as assault, homicide, battery, and robbery, as well as civil cases against businesses or individuals who have violated the law. A Hancock County court record search can identify litigants in a case and determine if an individual has any criminal convictions, making it an important part of a Hancock County background check. District Attorneys may provide searchable databases of Hancock County court cases on their websites.

Hancock County District Attorney Garner IA PO Box 70 50438 641-923-4198


Hancock County Sheriff's Departments help maintain safety and order by stopping crimes and conducting investigations in Hancock County, Iowa. As part of their role in law enforcement, the Hancock County Sheriff maintains court case records for cases in which their office was involved. This can include records on criminal prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies, investigation records introduced during the court case, and the outcome of a trial, including convictions, sentences, and incarcerations. These Hancock County court cases contain important information about an individual's criminal history, and checking court cases is an important step in conducting a thorough Hancock County background check. Sheriff's Departments may provide online access to their court records.

Hancock County Sheriff Office / Hancock County Jail Garner IA 875 State Street 50438 641-923-2621