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Contact Information

John W. Bernau

Office Holder 


Delaware County Attorney's Office is Closed during noon hour


County Courthouse 301 E Main Street
Manchester, IA 52057


Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm 



(563) 927-3819  



(563) 927-9074


Courtney Vorwald

Assistant Attorney


Kathy Hauschild

Office Manager

Duties of the County Attorney

The responsibilities of the County Attorney are prosecuting violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and of County Ordinances.

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County Attorney Doesn't

Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons. File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including actions for dissolution of marriage. Prepare wills, deeds or other legal documents for private individuals. 

 The County Attorney's Duties set by the Iowa Code (PDF)

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