Everybody's Legal Glossary
Legal terms explained in plain English. From Nolo, a well-known publisher of legal information for the lay person.
A comprehensive collection of legal forms. The federal forms collection contains court forms for federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts. The state forms collection includes court forms on topics such as adoption, civil harassment, divorce, landlord/tenant, support, and traffic.
Searchable, online version of the Code of Iowa.
Iowa Judicial Branch
A comprehensive and easy to navigate site with all kinds of information about Iowa's justice system.
Search for a lawyer by location and type of case.
Wills and Estate Planning
Part of the Nolo Legal Encyclopedia, this site provides basic guidelines for preparing a simple will, with advice on whether a lawyer needs to be consulted. Topics include guardianship, life insurance, probate, and funeral planning.