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Iowa Special Warranty Deed Form

An Iowa special warranty deed is a legally binding document that transfers real estate from one person to another. Unlike a warranty deed, it does not provide a full guarantee of clear title to the property, however, it does provide a limited guarantee that the seller has not transferred an interest in the property to…

Iowa General Warranty Deed Form

An Iowa general warranty deed is a legal document that is used to properly convey real estate in Iowa from a seller to a buyer. This type of deed includes a guarantee from the seller that he or she owns the property, that there are no other claims against the property, and that he or…

Iowa Quit Claim Deed Form

An Iowa quit claim deed is a form that allows a person to legally sell his or her real estate to another party. Unlike a warranty deed, this form of transfer provides no guarantee or warranty as to the title. The buyer is technically only buying whatever interest the seller may or may not have in…

Iowa Living Trust Form – Irrevocable & Revocable

An Iowa living trust is used when a person (the Grantor) wishes to establish how their personal property will be handled when they die. The benefit of this arrangement over a Will is that the Grantor’s assets are not subject to the court-supervised probate process, meaning the Beneficiaries of the trust will immediately receive their allotted assets…

Iowa 24-Hour Landlord Notice to Enter

An Iowa landlord’s notice to enter tells a tenant that the landlord is coming to enter the property. The landlord must give at least twenty-four (24) hours’ notice and should arrange to arrive at a reasonable time. Laws – Iowa Code § 562.A.19.1 Notice can be used for Inspecting the premises; Making necessary or agreed repairs,…

Iowa Non-Compete Agreement | Laws

An Iowa non-compete agreement is a contract that permits an employer to withhold an individual’s right to work in the same industry for the timeframe and geographical area. There are no statutes governing non-competes, although court cases have upheld this business practice. It is recommended that any agreement be no longer than three years and…

Iowa Notary Acknowledgment Form

An Iowa notary acknowledgment form is used to authenticate a signed document. The document is presented to a commissioned officer (notary public) at which point the notary will verify the identities of all signing parties. When getting a document acknowledged, the signature fields can be filled out ahead of time. The notary must ensure that…

Iowa Voter Registration Form – Register to Vote in IA

An Iowa voter registration form can be used to register to vote in the State of Iowa. Alternatively, registering to vote can be accomplished through the Iowa Secretary of State’s website. The online registration process requires that registrants have a valid Iowa driver’s license. An individual wishing to vote in Iowa must be a State…

Iowa Revocable Living Trust Form

The Iowa revocable living trust is a document into which assets are placed, allowing the Grantor (creator of the Trust) the continued use of said assets in the event they become incapacitated. A Trustee (often the Grantor gives themselves this position) manages the contents of the Trust while the Grantor is alive and distributes the…

Iowa Self-Proving Affidavit Form

An Iowa self-proving affidavit is used with a last will and testament to assure probate officials that the will of a testator (creator of will) is legal and accurate. State law demands that testators sign the affidavit in the presence of two (2) competent witnesses and a notary public. In doing so, the testator supports the…