1. The district judges of each judicial election district shall by majority vote appoint persons to serve as clerks of the district court, one for each county within the judicial election district. A person does not qualify for appointment to the office of clerk of the district court unless the person is at the time of application a resident of the state. Within three months of appointment the clerk of the district court must establish residence and physically reside in the county. A clerk of the district court may be removed from office for cause by a majority vote of the district judges of the judicial election district. Before removal, the clerk of the district court shall be notified of the cause for removal.
2. The clerk of the district court has the duties specified in article 8, and other duties as prescribed by law or by the supreme court.
3. The clerk of the district court shall assist the state court administrator and the district court administrator in carrying out the rules, directives, and procedures of the judicial branch and the judicial district.
4. The clerk of the district court shall comply with rules, directives, and procedures of the judicial branch and the judicial district.
83 Acts, ch 186, § 1214, 10201; 92 Acts, ch 1115, §1; 98 Acts, ch 1047, §42
Referred to in § 602.8101, 602.11101
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