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    Emmet County Attorney's Office
    Emmet County Courthouse
    609 1st Avenue North
    Suite #1
    Estherville, IA 51334

    Phone: 712-362-2229
    Fax: 712-362-2650

    Emmet County Attorney
    Melanie Summers Bauler, Attorney
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    Assistant County Attorney
    Rosalise Olson
    EMAIL

    Office Manager
    Michelle A. Howing
    EMAIL

    Victim Witness Coordinator
    Michelle A. Howing
    EMAIL

    Collections Assistant
    Allison Larson
    EMAIL




    Your 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.




    Your 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 1-888-742-8463.

      CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON VINE






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