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Lyon County, Iowa  

LYON COUNTY IS HOME TO:

Cities:    Alvord, Doon, George, Inwood, Larchwood, Lester, Little Rock, Rock Rapids

Schools:    Central Lyon, George-Little Rock, West Lyon, Doon Christian, Inwood Christian, Doon Protestant Reformed

 
 

 

Phone:  (712) 472-8545

 

Office Hours:

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Monday - Friday

 

Mailing Address:

Lyon County Courthouse

206 S. 2nd Ave.

Rock Rapids, IA  51246

Attorney

Duties

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Shayne Mayer

Lyon County Attorney

The Lyon County Attorney is the chief legal representative for the county.  The County Attorney is elected to a four-year term.

Your County Attorney is the legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for your 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, child support, etc.) owing to the state, county or school district.

 

Represent the State of Iowa in all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquency and children in need of assistance cases.

 

There are both full-time and part-time County Attorneys in Iowa.  Most County Attorneys are part-time and may handle private legal work in addition to their official duties.

 

Your County Attorney IS NOT, in his or her OFFICIAL capacity, a lawyer for private groups or persons.

 

THE COUNTY ATTORNEY DOES NOT:

 

Give legal advice to or represent private groups of persons.

 

File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including actions for dissolution of marriage.

 

Prepare wills, deeds or other legal documents for private individuals.

Clerk of Court

(712) 472-8530

 

Lyon County Sheriff          

Website

(712) 472-8300

 

Lyon County Jail

(712) 472-8356

 

Department of Correctional Services

Website

(712) 262-5252

 

Iowa Sex Offender Registry

Website

 

Department of Human Services

Website

(800) 362-2178

 

Iowa Crime Victim Compensation Program

Website

(800) 373-5044

 

Iowa Victim Service Call Center

Website

(800) 770-1650

Text: IOWAHELP to 20121

 

Family Crisis Centers (FCC)

Website

(800) 382-5603

 

CAASA

Website

(877) 362-4612

 

Emergency Shelter

(800) 982-7233

 

IowaVINE-Iowa Victim Information & Notificiation

Website

(888) 742-8463

 

IowaPON-Iowa Protective Order Notification

Website

(888) 742-8463

 

Iowa Safe at Home

Website

 

IOVA-Iowa Organization for Victim Assistance

Website