The responsibilities of the Page County, Iowa Attorney are prosecuting violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and of County Ordinances; the County Attorney is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in the county.


  Page County, Iowa - Attorney

The County Attorney is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in the County.

The responsibilities of the County Attorney are prosecuting violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and of County Ordinances.

The County Attorney is also the legal advisor for the County Offices of Page County.

The 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 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. More than half of Iowa County Attorneys are part-time and may handle private legal work in addition to their official duties.  Mr. Peterson is a full-time County Attorney.

Your County Attorney in his or her official capacity, DOES NOT:

Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons in his official capacity as County Attorney.

Address of
Attorney's office:
307 E Washington St
PO Box 478
Clarinda, IA 51632

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone Number:
(712) 542-2514

FAX Number:
(712) 542-2582

County Attorney:
Carl Sonksen

Assistant County Attorney:
Jim Varley
Attorney's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Attorneys office


Attorney's Links:
Iowa County
Attorneys Association


Other Related Links:
Iowa Attorney General

Iowa State Bar Association

Iowa Sex Offender Registry

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Court Information
 
 
             

Page County Courthouse

Country Club

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