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350 Public Sq.
Greenfield , IA 50849
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Mailing Address

PO Box 317
Greenfield, IA 50849

Contact Information

641-632-2122 (Collections Fax)


The Adair County Attorney is the legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for the 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 children in need of assistance cases.

The County Attorney in his or her official capacity DOES NOT:

  • Give legal advice to or represent private groups or 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.

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

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Our Team

  • Melissa Larson, County Attorney
  • Donnell Griffith, Paralegal
  • Nellie Griffith, Legal Assistant

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