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Attorney

Location

516 S. Linn Av.
New Hampton, IA 50659
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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 189
New Hampton, IA 50659

Contact Information

(641) 394-3446
(641) 394-3547

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Attorney

The Chickasaw County Attorney is the legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for Chickasaw County. The duties of the county attorney are provided in Iowa Code Section 331.756.

The County Attorney does

  • Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances.
  • Provide legal advice to elected officials and department heads.
  • Represent the state, the Department of Human Services and Juvenile Court Services in proceedings involving a child in need of assistance or delinquencies as provided in Iowa Code Section 232.
  • Present all mental health commitment and substance abuse commitment proceedings.

The County Attorney 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 individuals.

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