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Iowa Legal Ages Laws

More Information on Minors and the Law

Age of Majority18 (§599.1)
Eligibility for EmancipationMarriage (§599.1)
Contracts by MinorsFor necessities; for other contracts, minor is bound unless disaffirmed after reasonable time of attaining majority and restoration made of money and property received (§599.2)
Minors' Ability to SueBy minor's guardian or by next friend; court may substitute at its discretion (IRCP 1.210)
Minors' Consent to Medical TreatmentNot specified

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