Attorney

Wapello County AttorneyThe 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 officials.
  • 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 DOES NOT :

  • Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.
  • File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits.
  • Prepare wills, deeds, or other legal documents for private individuals