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 Cedar County.
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Other Related Links:
Iowa Attorney General
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa Sex Offender Registry
The County Attorney DOES:
Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances.
Provide legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and county and township
officers concerning county matters.
Represent and defend the state, county and its officers in officially related
Recover all monies (debts, fines, penalties, etc.) owing to the state or county.
Present 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:
||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
The County Attorney's duties set by the Iowa Code
Cedar County Courthouse
400 Cedar Street
Tipton, IA 52772
Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Office holder name: