§ 614.1 Period
§ 614.2 Death of party to be charged
§ 614.3 Judgments
§ 614.4 Fraud — mistake — trespass.
§ 614.4A Identity theft
§ 614.5 Open account
§ 614.6 Nonresident or unknown defendant
§ 614.7 Bar in foreign jurisdiction
§ 614.8 Minors and persons with mental illness
§ 614.8A Damages for child sexual abuse — time limitation.
§ 614.9 Exception in case of death
§ 614.10 Failure of action
§ 614.11 Admission in writing — new promise.
§ 614.12 Counterclaim
§ 614.13 Injunction
§ 614.13A Definitions
§ 614.14 Real estate interest transferred by trustee
§ 614.14A Real estate interests transferred by entities
§ 614.15 Spouse failing to join in conveyance
§ 614.16 Interpretative clause
§ 614.17 Claims to real estate antedating 1980
§ 614.17A Claims to real estate after 1992
§ 614.18 Claim recorded and indexed
§ 614.18A Judgment and decree affecting real property
§ 614.19 Inapplicability of provision regarding minors and persons with mental illness
§ 614.20 Limitation on Act
§ 614.21 Foreclosure of ancient mortgages
§ 614.22 Action affecting ancient deeds
§ 614.23 How possession established
§ 614.24 Reversion or use restrictions on land — preservation.
§ 614.25 Effect of filing claim
§ 614.26 Indexing
§ 614.27 Persons under disability
§ 614.28 Barred claims
§ 614.29 Definitions
§ 614.30 Construction liberal
§ 614.31 Forty-year chain of title
§ 614.32 What interests and rights subject
§ 614.33 Free and clear of other interests not stated
§ 614.34 Preserving interest during forty-year period
§ 614.35 Recording interest
§ 614.36 Lessors, reversioners, and easements
§ 614.37 Limitation statutes not extended
§ 614.38 Period extension in certain cases

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 614

  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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
  • Marketable record title: means a title of record, as indicated in section 614. See Iowa Code 614.29
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" and the abbreviation "A. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "swear" includes "affirm". 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
  • Person dealing with the land: includes a purchaser of any estate or interest therein, a mortgagee, a levying or attaching creditor, a land contract vendee, or any other person, corporation, or entity seeking to acquire an estate or interest therein, or impose a lien thereon. See Iowa Code 614.29
  • persons with mental illness: include persons with psychosis, persons who are severely depressed, and persons with any type of mental disease or mental disorder, except that mental illness does not refer to intellectual disability, or to insanity, diminished responsibility, or mental incompetency as defined and used in the Iowa criminal code or in the rules of criminal procedure, Iowa court rules. 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
  • Recording: when applied to the official public records of a probate or other court, includes filing. See Iowa Code 614.29
  • Records: includes probate and other official public records, as well as records in the office of the county recorder. See Iowa Code 614.29
  • Root of title: means that conveyance or other title transaction or other link in the chain of title of a person, purporting to create the interest claimed by such person, upon which the person relies as a basis for the marketability of the person's title, and which was the most recent to be recorded or established as of a date forty years prior to the time when marketability is being determined. See Iowa Code 614.29
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Signature: includes an electronic signature as defined in section 554D. 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
  • Title transaction: means any transaction affecting title to any interest in land, including title by will or descent, title by tax deed, or deed by trustee, referee, guardian, executor, administrator, master in chancery, sheriff, or any other form of deed or decree of any court, as well as warranty deed, quitclaim deed, mortgage, or transfer or conveyance of any kind. See Iowa Code 614.29
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1