Black Hawk County, Iowa Family Court
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Welcome! On this page you'll find the following information for Black Hawk County, Iowa:
- Where to file for child custody in Black Hawk County
- How to find or contact the Black Hawk County Family Court
- Whether the court offers childcare for days you must visit the court building
- Where to find Black Hawk County child custody forms and court fees
- How to learn more and find a lawyer
Where To File for Child Custody in Black Hawk County, Iowa
In Black Hawk County, child custody is handled by the Black Hawk County District Court
NAME OF COURT
Black Hawk County District Court
COURT WEBSITE ADDRESS
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COURT PHONE NUMBER
Black Hawk County Courthouse
316 E. 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
The clerk's office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding court holidays.
No Childcare Available
Black Hawk County Child Custody Forms & Fees
Iowa Child Custody Forms Used in Black Hawk County
Black Hawk County Child Custody Forms
Family Court Fee
If you can't afford the filing fees, you may file an "Application to Defer Costs" with the court clerk and the judge will decide whether to postpone your fees.
Get Help With Iowa Child Custody
Before you file legal papers, take some time to familiarize yourself with the resouces offered by your local court. Most courts now offer at least some materials and forms to help you understand and manage your child custody case. Even if you plan to work with a lawyer, it's smart to do some research before you turn things over. When you're ready to find a lawyer, the resources below can help you locate a child custody attorney near you.
Black Hawk County Family Court Self-Help Materials
Iowa Resources for Making a Parenting Plan
Black Hawk County Free or Low Cost Legal Help
Black Hawk County Child Custody Lawyers