Iowa Age of Majority Law

Minors – Age of Majority – Iowa

As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires:

“Child” means a person under eighteen years of age.

Title VI, Chap. 232, §232.2

Age of Majority
18 (§599.1)

Marriage (§599.1)


For necessities; for other contracts, minor is bound unless disaffirmed after reasonable time of attaining majority and restoration made of money and property received (§599.2)

Ability to Sue
By minor’s guardian or by next friend; court may substitute at its discretion (IRCP 1.210)

Consent to Medical Treatment
Not specified

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