2009 Iowa Code
Title 15 - Judicial Branch and Judicial Procedures
Subtitle 4 - Probate - Fiduciaries
CHAPTER 633 - PROBATE CODE
633.552 - PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN.

        633.552  PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN.
         Any person may file with the clerk a verified petition for the
      appointment of a guardian.  The petition shall state the following
      information so far as known to the petitioner.
         1.  The name, age and post office address of the proposed ward.
         2.  That the proposed ward is in either of the following
      categories:
         a.  Is a person whose decision-making capacity is so impaired
      that the person is unable to care for the person's personal safety or
      to attend to or provide for necessities for the person such as food,
      shelter, clothing, or medical care, without which physical injury or
      illness might occur.
         b.  Is a minor.
         3.  The name and post office address of the proposed guardian, and
      that such person is qualified to serve in that capacity.
         4.  That the proposed ward is a resident of the state of Iowa or
      is present in the state, and that the ward's best interests require
      the appointment of a guardian in this state.
         5.  The name and address of the person or institution, if any,
      having the care, custody or control of the proposed ward.  
         Section History: Early Form
         [R60, § 1449; C73, § 2272; C97, § 3219; C24, 27, § 12614, 12616;
      C31, 35, § 12614, 12616, 12644-c3; C39, § 12614, 12616, 12644.03;
      C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, § 670.2, 670.4, 672.3; C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79,
      81, § 633.552] 
         Section History: Recent Form
         84 Acts, ch 1299, § 10; 85 Acts, ch 29, §1; 97 Acts, ch 178, §5
         Referred to in § 229.27, 235B.18, 235B.19, 633.635, 633.675

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