The homestead of any person (persons living together as a single household unit may claim exemption once in the aggregate). 1/2 acre including dwelling house and accessories if within urban/municipality plot otherwise 40 acres including dwelling house and appurtenances.
Residential rent or utility deposits or advance residential rent payments exempted up to the extent of $ 500.
Bank deposits or other residential properties are exempted up to $ 100.
Household goods and furniture, any personal property held primarily for the debtor himself/herself or any dependent up to the extent of $ 2,000.
Disposable earnings 75% or 40 times the federal minimum hourly wage per week whichever is greater are exempted.
Wearing apparels of debtor and dependents and receptacles containing same are exempted up to the extent of $ 1,000.
Equipment, inventory, products and professional books used in business of debtor or dependent exempted up to the extent of $ 10,000.
Equipment, livestock and livestock feed, farm products of debtor or dependent exempted up to the extent of $ 10,000.
Debtor's aggregate interest in accrued dividends, loan value on unmatured life insurance contracts owned by the debtor and insuring the debtor or his/her dependent up to the extent of $ 2,000.
Avails of debtor's life, accident, health or disability insurance are exempted up to the extent of $ 15,000.
425 2nd Street SE, 8th Floor, P. O. Box 74890, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
800 am to 430 pm CT (Monday-Friday)
320 6th Street, Federal Bldg., P.O. Box 3857, Sioux City,
800 a.m. to 430 p.m. CT (Monday – Friday)
Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, Mason City, Sioux City, Waterloo
Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Buena Vista, Butler, Calhoun, Carroll, Cedar, Cerro Gordo, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Clay, Clayton, Crawford, Delaware, Dickinson, Dubuque, Emmet, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Howard, Humboldt, Ida, Iowa, Jackson, Jones, Kossuth, Linn, Lyon, Mitchell, Monona, Osceola, O’Brien, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sac, Sioux, Tama, Webster, Winnbago, Winneshiek, Woodbury, Worth, Wright
Hon. Paul J. KilburgP.O. Box 74890 425 2nd St. SE, 8th Floor Cedar Rapids, IA 52401(319) 286-2290Hon. William L. Edmonds (Chief Judge, U.S. Courthouse)320 6th St. Sioux City, IA 51101(712) 233-3952
Clerk's Office (Bankruptcy Clerk)P.O. Box 74890 Cedar Rapids, IA 52407(319) 286-2200Clerk's Office (Bankruptcy Clerk, U.S. Courthouse)P.O. Box 3857 Sioux City, IA 51102(712) 233-3939
PO Box 9264, Des Moines, IA 50306-9264
0800 AM - 0500 PM (Monday – Friday)
Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines
Adair, Adams, Appanoose, Audubon, Boone, Cass, Clarke, Clinton, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Des Moines, Fremont, Greene, Guthrie, Harrison, Henry, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lucas, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Mills, Monroe, Montgomery, Muscatine, Page, Polk Pottawattamie, Powshiek, Ringgold, Scott, Shelby, Story, Taylor, Union, Van Buren, Wapello, Warren, Washington, Wayne
Hon. Lee M. Jackwig443 U.S. Court House Annex 110 E. Court Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309-2050(515) 284-6229
Mary M. Weibel (Bankruptcy Clerk)300 U.S. Court House Annex 110 E. Court Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309-2050(515) 284-6230