Iowa Wills Laws
|Code Section||§§633.264, et seq.|
|Age of Testator||Any person of full age and sound mind|
|Number of Witnesses||Witnessed, at his request, by two competent (at least 16 yrs. old) witnesses who must sign in presence of testator and each other.|
|Nuncupative (Oral Wills)||Not authorized|
|Holographic Wills||Not valid unless executed as stated in §633.279|
Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
Research the Law:
- Official State Codes - Links to the official online statutes (laws) in all 50 states and DC.
Related Resources for Wills Laws:
You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.
Next Steps: Search for a Local Attorney
Contact a qualified attorney.