The goal of the District Attorney’s Office is to deliver fair and effective prosecution to enhance the quality of life in Iowa County through the legal system.
The Office of the District Attorney is created under Chapter 978 of the Wisconsin Statutes. The District Attorney’s Office is responsible for handling criminal matters, forfeiture actions, State and County traffic code and ordinance violations, Department of Natural Resources violations, Juvenile delinquency matter, Children in Need of Protection/Services (CHIPS) matter, Vehicle and Asset forfeitures, Termination of Parental Rights cases, Misdemeanor and Forfeiture Appeals, Inquests and John Doe hearings. The District Attorney’s Office is NOT responsible for civil matters (i.e. small claims).
In addition, the Iowa County District Attorney’s Office provides Victim/Witness Services through the Office of the Victim/Witness Coordinator.
The Iowa County Victim/Witness Assistance Program Provides: