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Iowa Court Of Appeals Opinions
January 25, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 14-0053
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STEVEN REICHARD BOCKERT, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 14-1682
       ALAN ANDERSEN, Individually and as Injured Parent of CHELSEA ANDERSEN and BRODY ANDERSEN, and DIANE ANDERSEN, Wife of Alan Andersen, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. SOHIT KHANNA, M.D., and IOWA HEART CENTER, P.C., Defendants-Appellees.
No. 14-1869
       JAMES CHARLES TYSON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-0069
       BASIL C. PENDLETON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-0651
       GADET KANG, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-0772
       ROBERT KROGMANN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1050
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KEVIN LEROY BAUDLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1344
       SAMIR M. SHAMS, Plaintiff/Counterclaim Defendant-Appellant, vs. SONA HASSAN, Defendant/Counterclaimant-Appellee.
No. 15-1352
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BRIAN C. BROWN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1400
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JORGE PEREZ-CASTILLO, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1851
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ZACHARY SCOTT VULICH, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1950
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SAMUEL JUAREZ-MARTINEZ, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1993
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF HELEN E. HOUSER, Deceased, BONNIE FORBES, Executor-Appellant.
No. 15-2015
       URBANDALE BEST, LLC and URBANDALE WEST, LLC, Plaintiffs-Appellants/Cross-Appellees, vs. R&R REALTY GROUP, LLC, R&R REAL ESTATE INVESTORS, LLC, and PMR REALTY GROUP, LLC, Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants.
No. 15-2037
       DONALD LYNN BOSS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2075
       KENNETH EDWARD CARVER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2114
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. FREDERICK JOSEPH OLSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2126
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARGARET E. WORKMAN, Deceased, DENNIS WORKMAN, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. GARY WORKMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF MARGARET E. WORKMAN, Defendant-Appellee, and LAVERNE WORKMAN, CYNTHIA NOGGLE, RANDY NOGGLE, MINDY (NOGGLE) SHERWOOD, CHRISTINE (WORKMAN) THOMPSON, and JEFFREY WORKMAN, Defendants.
No. 15-2131
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ALAN WALKER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0001
       LOUISE A. NATH, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. PAMIDA STORES OPERATING CO., LLC and SHOPKO STORES OPERATING CO., LLC, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-0031
       EUGENE BURNELL GARRETT JR., Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TERRY COLTON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0158
       IN THE INTEREST OF T.H., Minor child, T.H., Minor child, Appellant.
No. 16-0246
       DIRK COLE BEAL, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JONATHAN TOLBERT CROWDER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0297
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TYLAN JAMES DEBEIR, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0401
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF CARA LYNN MATTESON AND TAYLOR BRYCE MATTESON Upon the Petition of CARA LYNN MATTESON, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning TAYLOR BRYCE MATTESON, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0406
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. AUSTIN LEE MURRAY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0583
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DESEAN MARQUIS SIMS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0597
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF BRIAN K. SMITH AND BONNIE J. SMITH Upon the Petition of BRIAN K. SMITH, Petitioner-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, And Concerning BONNIE J. SMITH n/k/a BONNIE J. HOUGH, Respondent-Appellee/Cross-Appellant.
No. 16-0599
       CATHY STOWE, Petitioner-Appellee, vs. SECOND INJURY FUND OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0678
       IN THE MATTER OF G.G., Alleged to Be Seriously Mentally Impaired, G.G., Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0760
       KARRIE FEEKIN, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. IOWA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0768
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF BENJAMIN RIGDON AND ALICIA RIGDON Upon the Petition of BENJAMIN RIGDON, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning ALICIA RIGDON, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.
No. 16-0942
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF DEAN ALAN RITCHISON AND WENDY JO RITCHISON Upon the Petition of DEAN ALAN RITCHISON, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning WENDY JO RITCHISON, n/k/a WENDY JO JENSEN, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0961
       POLARIS INDUSTRIES, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DEANNA DOTY, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0974
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JODIE MARIE HILL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1401
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMES E. HAWKINS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1564
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.M. and K.S., Minor Children, D.B., Father, Appellant. W.S., Mother Appellant.
No. 16-1593
       IN THE INTEREST OF C.S. and T.S., Minor child, S.S., Mother, Appellant, M.S., Father Appellant.
No. 16-1680
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.P., S.P., and I.D., Minor children, J.B., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1843
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.P., Minor child, L.P., Mother, Appellant, M.P., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1860
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.S., R.M., and K.M., Minor Children, R.M., Father, Appellant, T.M., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1878
       IN THE INTEREST OF B.P., Minor Child, D.P., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1956
       IN THE INTEREST OF N.T., Minor child, M.T., Father, Appellant, K.W., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1958
       IN THE INTEREST OF S.W. and S.W., Minor children, M.M., Father, Appellant, L.W., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1959
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.C., Minor Child, B.C., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1995
       IN THE INTEREST OF C.L., Minor Child, S.L., Mother, Appellant.
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