§ 650.1 When allowed
§ 650.2 County as party
§ 650.3 Notice
§ 650.4 Nature of action
§ 650.5 Petition
§ 650.6 Specific issues — acquiescence.
§ 650.7 Commission
§ 650.8 Oath — assistants.
§ 650.9 Hearing
§ 650.10 Finding as to acquiescence
§ 650.11 Adjournments — report.
§ 650.12 Exceptions — hearing in court.
§ 650.13 Decree conclusive
§ 650.14 Boundaries by acquiescence established
§ 650.15 Appeal
§ 650.16 Costs
§ 650.17 Boundaries by agreement

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 650

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • road: include public bridges, and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" "common road" and "state road". 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.