The Civil Office processes papers from the Clerk of Court, private attorneys, citizens, and businesses, that deal with the civil judgments or actions. These types of documents need to be served upon a person or persons by a deputy sheriff. These papers include original notices, certified notices (bad check notices), wage garnishments, subpoenas, warrants for arrest, and other orders of the Court.
Civil Email - CIVIL@WPS.CO.WSHINGTON.IA.US
The Civil Office is responsible for condemnations, sheriff's sales, weapons permits to purchase, and concealed weapons permits. There are set fees for these types of civil processes.
Sgt. Bill Fiordelise is assigned to this department. Feel free to contact this office at 319-653-6651 during normal business hours.
Sheriff's Sales are held in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office at 10:00 a.m.
Every effort has been made to provide accurate information about the property being sold at foreclosure auctions.The Washington County Sheriff does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of the content on this site or the content which is referenced by or linked to this site. Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the visitor and the buyer. Sales may be cancelled at any time prior to the sale.
All sales are open to the public. In order to bid you must present the sheriff or his designee with a letter from a recognized banking institution backing your bid amount. If you are the successful bidder you will be allowed time to obtain certified funds.
A downloadable procedural information packet has been assembled to answer most eviction questions. The packet is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice.