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Iowa Wills Laws

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Explanation of Chart and More Information on Wills Laws

Code Section§§633.264, et seq.
Age of TestatorAny person of full age and sound mind
Number of WitnessesWitnessed, 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 WillsNot valid unless executed as stated in §633.279

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