Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Small Claims Division

Small Claims Online Dispute Resolution

Welcome to ODR - The Path to Settlement

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is a free tool the Iowa Judicial Branch provides that offers a convenient alternative to appearing in court. ODR provides parties the opportunity to easily use the court system to quickly settle lawsuits involving debt collection in a safe, private online space. ODR allows parties to negotiate agreements in a way that minimizes costs and time spent in court.

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Use the button below to start a test case on the platform. This is a temporary button for testing purposes only. This will be removed when the case search is enabled.


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