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Attorney

Location

Courthouse
610 Iowa Ave. · First Floor
Onawa, IA 51040
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Contact Information

712-423-1728
712-433-9592 (Fax)
[email protected]

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Our Team


Haley Bryan
County Attorney
Misty Kepner
Legal Assistant
Jodi Phipps
Legal Assistant

Attorney

The County Attorney does:

  • prosecute individuals who violate the law as the chief law enforcement officer of the county.
  • prosecute all state law violations that occur within Monona County.
  • review for prosecution, all criminal state law violations.
  • prosecute all Monona County Ordinance violations committed within Monona County. (City Ordinance Violations are prosecuted by the City Attorney and questions about those cases should be directed to the particular city's City Attorney).
  • review and prosecute juvenile delinquency cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to felonies, as well as initiate Child In Need of Assistance actions, termination of parental rights actions, and mental commitments.
  • provide assistance to the Department of Human Services.
  • provide legal advice to county department heads and elected officials and acts as the legal representative for the county in civil court cases.
     

The County Attorney does not:

  • represent individuals or private groups in lawsuits (including dissolution of marriages or custody proceedings).
  • provide legal advice for individuals or private groups on any issue.
  • prepare wills, deeds, trusts, protection orders, or other legal documents for individuals or private groups.
  • investigate crimes, complaints, or child abuse.
  • file lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including actions for dissolution of marriage

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