The responsibilities of the Delaware County Attorney are prosecuting
violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and of County Ordinances.
Delaware County, Iowa - Attorney
The responsibilities of the
County Attorney are prosecuting violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and
of County Ordinances.
The County Attorney is also the legal advisor for the County of Delaware County.
The County Attorney DOES:
all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances.
legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and county and township officers
concerning county matters.
and defend the state, county and its officers in officially related cases.
all monies (debts, fines, penalties, etc.) owing to the state or county.
all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquency and child
in need of assistance cases.
are both full-time and part-time County Attorneys in Iowa. Roughly two-thirds of
all County Attorneys are part-time and may handle private legal work in addition
to their official duties.
Your County Attorney in his or her official capacity, DOES NOT:
legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.
lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including actions
for dissolution of marriage.
wills, deeds or other legal documents for private individuals.
The County Attorney's duties set by the Iowa Code
Delaware County Courthouse
301 E Main Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057
Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
(Closed during noon hour)
Office holder name:
Assistant County Attorney
Domestic Violence Services
Riverview Center Inc.
Sexual Assault Prevention & Intervention Services
Phone: (563) 927-1524
Iowa Victim Information and Notification Service
Other Related Links:
Iowa Attorney General
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa Sex Offender Registry