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Evictions

Evictions

This procedural information is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. This information may not address all situations that may occur. Any legal questions should be referred to an attorney. If the landlord wishes to terminate tenancy for any other reason and is not familiar with applicable landlord tenant laws, THEY SHOULD SEEK LEGAL ADVICE.

Steps of an Eviction

  1. Notice to Cure or Quit for Non-Payment of Rent
  2. Forcible Entry & Detainer
  3. Writ of Possession
  4. Day of the Eviction

General Eviction Information for Landlords

Many landlords have questions about how the eviction process works in Iowa. This document is intended to answer some of those questions by explaining how the process generally works. This is not a replacement for legal advice because there are many technical issues that may arise, as well as current codes and rulings that are constantly changing. Advice from an attorney is always recommended.

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