Emmet County Iowa Attorney's Office

609 1st Avenue North
Suite #1
Estherville, IA 51334
ph: 712-362-2229
fax: 712-362-2650

Emmet County Attorney:

Melanie Summers Bauler, Attorney

Assistant County Attorney:

Pamela Dettmann

Victim Witness Coordinator:

Michelle A. Howing

Office Manager:

Michelle A. Howing

Collections Assistant:

Allison Larson

County Attorney In His Or Her Official Capacity, 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 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.

 

There 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.

County Attorney In His Or Her Official Capacity, DOES NOT:

 

  • Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.
  • File lawsuits or private persons or defend them against lawsuits including actions for dissolution of marriage.
  • Prepare wills, deeds or other legal documents.

VINE – Victim Information and Notification Everyday:

 

  • The IowaVINE is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding their offender’s custody status and register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes.
  • This service is brought to you by your local Emmet County Sheriff’s Department.
  • The VINE toll-free number for IowaVINE is 888-742-8463.
  • CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON VINE

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