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Attorney

Cedar County Courthouse

400 Cedar St · Second Floor
Tipton, IA 52772
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Contact Information

563-886-6646
563-886-6644 (Fax)
ablank@cedarcounty.iowa.gov

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Holiday Closures

Attorney

The County Attorney DOES

  • Prosecute violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and of County Ordinances.
  • Serve as the legal advisor for Cedar County
  • Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and County ordinances. 
  • Provide legal advice to the Board of Supervisors, township officers concerning County matters.
  • Represent and defend the State, County and its officers in officially related cases.
  • 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.
  • The County Attorney's duties set by the Iowa Code

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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