Webster County
Attorney

723 1st Avenue South, Suite 150
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone:515-573-1452
Fax: 515-573-1468


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RESPONSIBILITIES/PRIORITIES OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY
Criminal Prosecution

The number one responsibility of the Webster County Attorney is the protection of our community through the prosecution of crimes which occur in Webster County. Crimes ranging from scheduled-fine traffic offenses to First Degree Murder are prosecuted by the Webster County Attorney's office. The County Attorney also provides investigation assistance and legal advice to law enforcement agencies in Webster County, including the Fort Dodge Police Department, the Webster County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa State Patrol.

Civil Duties

The County Attorney acts as the legal advisor on civil matters to the Webster County Board of Supervisors and to other county officials. The County Attorney also brings enforcement actions in civil areas, including violations of Webster County's zoning laws.

 

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