236.10  Confidentiality of records.

The file in a domestic abuse case shall be sealed by the clerk of court when it is complete and after the time for appeal has expired. However, the clerk shall open the file upon application to and order of the court for good cause shown or upon request of the child support recovery unit. Support payment records, whether maintained by the clerk of the district court or the department of human services, are public records and may be released upon request. However, a payment record shall not include address or location information.

Section History: Early form

  [C81, § 236.10]

Section History: Recent form

  97 Acts, ch 175, §229; 98 Acts, ch 1170, §1

Internal References

  Referred to in §915.50

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