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Iowa Court Of Appeals Opinions
January 11, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 13-1678
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL NEEL GLEASON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-0666
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BRIAN HEATH DAVIS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-0820
       KEVIN CLEVELAND JORDAN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1166
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. THOMAS GUY HENDERSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1275
       MATTHEW LOUIS BANKER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1376
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAVID JOSEPH MOFFITT, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1386
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JUAN ANTONIO NINO-ESTRADA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1439
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LAMONT COLEMAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1489
       IN RE THE DETENTION OF BRADLEY HUTCHCROFT, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 15-1496
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DEBRA M. SERRINE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1519
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JILL TJERNAGEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1553
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LAMONT MONTEE WILLIAMS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1602
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOHN JOSEPH HAUERSPERGER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1812
       COREY D. CRAWLEY, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1960
       SCHULZ FARM ENTERPRISES, INC., Appellant, vs. IMT INSURANCE, Appellee.
No. 15-1992
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TASHA NICOLE COMSTOCK, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2061
       TYLER A. KIMPTON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2130
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JULIUS NATHANIEL TURNER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2177
       IN THE INTEREST OF D.B., Minor Child, W.H., Mother, Petitioner-Appellee, N.B., Father, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 15-2187
       KING P. FLOWERS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2194
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DERRICK GLENN SMITH JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0081
       FIRST AMERICAN BANK, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. URBANDALE LASER WASH, L.L.C., WALNUT CREEK LASER WASH, L.L.C., and STEVEN GOLDEN, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-0086
       IN THE MATTER OF T.J., Alleged to Be Seriously Mentally Impaired, T.J., Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0107
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF ANGELA RENEE JOHNSTON AND JEREMY JAMES JOHNSTON Upon the Petition of ANGELA RENEE JOHNSTON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning JEREMY JAMES JOHNSTON, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0137
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ROBERT A. HOWARD, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0186
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. FRANCISCO M. VILLA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0225
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOHN ROBERT HOYMAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0236
       DONALD A. WESTLING, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. HORMEL FOODS CORPORATION, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0237
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DWIGHT DERON COOKE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0243
       HUBERT TODD, JR., Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0245
       COREY RUDEN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0367
       BORN FREE USA and THE ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE OF IOWA, INC., Petitioners-Appellants, vs. IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0374
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JASON MICHAEL WAGAMON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0395
       LARRY TWIGG, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0421
       MOLLY KAYE HURLBERT, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SCOTT EUGENE HARRIS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0448
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. UNDRAY J. REED, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0476
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CURTIS JACK ALFORD, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0488
       DAN DORRIS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0505
       ALFREDO AYALA, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. TYSON FOODS INC., Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0586
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DOUGLAS LEE CUNNINGHAM, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0624
       FIRST AMERICAN BANK and C.J. LAND, L.L.C., Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. FOBIAN FARMS, INC., HOOVER HIGHWAY BUSINESS PARK, INC., and GATEWAY, LTD., Defendants-Appellants.
No. 16-0699
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. REED NATHAN BARCLAY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0787
       HAZEL MAE ROSS, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. AMERICAN ORDNANCE and NEW HAMPSHIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Respondents-Appellees.
No. 16-0932
       IN THE MATTER OF G.G., Alleged to Be Seriously Mentally Impaired, G.G., Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1099
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF MALISSA NIKOLE MOURTON AND RUSSELL EDWARD MOURTON Upon the Petition of MALISSA NIKOLE MOURTON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning RUSSELL EDWARD MOURTON, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1181
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. VICTOR WAYNE JAMISON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1189
       CARL BUDNY, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. MEMBERSELECT INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-1214
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSHUA STEPHEN BENES, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1572
       IN THE INTEREST OF B.D., Minor child, T.D., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1678
       IN THE INTEREST OF C.C., Minor child, W.C., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1718
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.C., Minor child, J.C., Father, Appellant, T.T., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1749
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.V., Minor Child, T.H. and C.H., Intervenors-Appellants.
No. 16-1774
       IN THE INTEREST OF W.A., C.A., B.A., and H.A., Minor children, A.A., Mother, Appellant, N.A., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1778
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.D. and A.D., Minor children, J.D., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1919
       IN THE INTEREST OF S.P. and K.P., Minor Children, D.P., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1920
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.B., Minor child, V.F., Mother, Appellant, T.B., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1933
       IN THE INTEREST OF G.R., Minor Child, J.R., Father, Appellant.
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