Iowa Postnuptial Agreement Law


Marriage – Postnuptial Agreements – Iowa

Title XV, Subtitle 1, Chapter 597, 597.1 Property rights of married women.

A married woman may own in her own right, real and personal property, acquired by descent, gift, or purchase, and manage, sell, and convey the same, and dispose thereof by will, to the same extent and in the same manner the husband can property belonging to him.

597.18 Contracts of married person.

Contracts may be made by a married person and liabilities incurred, and the same enforced by or against the person, to the same extent and in the same manner as if the person were unmarried.

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