§ 557.1 Who deemed seized
§ 557.2 Estate in fee simple
§ 557.3 Conveyance passes grantor’s interest.
§ 557.4 After-acquired interest — exception.
§ 557.5 Adverse possession
§ 557.6 Future estates
§ 557.7 Contingent remainders
§ 557.8 Applicability
§ 557.9 Defeating expectant estate
§ 557.10 Declarations of trust
§ 557.11 Conveyances by married persons
§ 557.12 Conveyances by husband and wife
§ 557.13 Covenants — spouse not bound.
§ 557.14 Title and possession of mortgagor
§ 557.15 Common forms of co-ownership of real property
§ 557.16 Cotenant liable for rent
§ 557.17 Partition — cotenant charged with rent.
§ 557.18 Vendor’s lien.
§ 557.19 Fraudulent conveyances
§ 557.20 Rule in Shelley’s case.
§ 557.21 Devise, bequest, or conveyance not enlarged
§ 557.22 Authorization
§ 557.23 Vested interest
§ 557.24 Fee
§ 557.25 Transfer of farm
§ 557.26 Cancellation — fee.

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 557

  • deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands, but does not imply a sealed instrument; and the words "bond" and "indenture" do not necessarily imply a seal, and the word "undertaking" means a promise or security in any form. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • executor: includes administrator, and the term "administrator" includes executor, where the subject matter justifies such use. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • real property: include lands, tenements, hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1