Claim Submission Procedures and Forms

As of March 1, 2020, all miscellaneous claims must be submitted electronically.  If you are a court reporter for the State of Iowa, as of July 1,2022, you may file claims electronically following the procedures listed in the Court Reporter Manual.  

Online Claim Submission Training Manuals:

Paper Claim Submission Procedure

Office of the State Public Defender
Miscellaneous Claims
Lucas State Office Building, Fourth Floor
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

The miscellaneous claim form is available below in PDF and Microsoft Word formats, along with general instructions.   Please carefully review the form and the instructions for the type of claim you are submitting:

To process your claim you need to have a substitute W9 form on file with us. If you have never submitted a claim before or if you have not submitted a claim within the last 18 months you should include a completed substitute W-9 with your claim. 

If you would like to have payment of your claim automatically deposited into your bank account please complete the Electronic Funds Transfer Authorization Form and submit to the address listed on the form. Do not send this form to the State Public Defender.

More Information about Specific Types of Miscellaneous Claims

More detailed information about the following types of claims is also available: