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Iowa Court Of Appeals Opinions
February 22, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 15-1212
       FIRST AMERICAN BANK GROUP, LTD., Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1560
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STEPHEN ROBERT JONAS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1680
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ELMER PAUL SCHECKEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1772
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JORDAN CAMPBELL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1797
       WILLIAM J. BURKE, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF LANSING, IOWA, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 15-1806
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TONY WANGMENG LEE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1872
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF RYAN ROBIDA AND CORINA R. ROBIDA Upon the Petition of RYAN ROBIDA, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning CORINA R. ROBIDA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2039
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DARWIN ANGELO JONES SR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2118
       VICTOR ESQUIVAL SERRATO, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2180
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MCKINLEY DUDLEY JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0023
       IN THE INTEREST OF T.A., Minor Child, S.H., Mother, Petitioner-Appellee, N.A., Father, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0435
       CEDAR RAPIDS, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARLA MARIE LEAF, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0437
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CAROL SWEAT a/k/a CAROL ENGLISH, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0474
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ANTONIO R. GANTT, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0503
       BLUESCOPE BUILDINGS NORTH AMERICA, INC., Petitioner-Appellant, vs. CINCINNATI INSURANCE COMPANY, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0532
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DARSHEEM T. SHEARS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0561
       BOBBI JO MERCHANT, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0616
       ALAN ENRIQUE ENAMORADO, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0648
       DAN EUGENE HAMPTON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0659
       IN THE INTEREST OF S.B., Minor child, S.B., Minor child, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0663
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JUAN ALBERTO FLORES, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0695
       MICHAEL WAYNE REED, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0763
       DAVID RALPH BERRIAULT, Petitioner-Appellee, vs. JUNE RENEE ALDEN, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0764
       BRIAN KELLY ALLISON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0797
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHAD DEAN MEEK, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0860
       CHARLES NICHOLES, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0874
       JESSICA ANNE FISHER, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMES DAVID DOLAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0891
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BRYAN A. DANIEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0908
       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. 16-0916
       ANGELA A. DOSS and DUANE M. HUFFER, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT FOR CITY OF AMES, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0933
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF MELISSA SUTTON AND PATRICK SUTTON Upon the Petition of MELISSA SUTTON, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning PATRICK SUTTON, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1018
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BARBARA KAY SVOBODA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1031
       MYRON DENNIS BEHM, BURTON J. BROOKS, BOBBY LEE LANGSTON, DAVID LEON BRODSKY, JEFFREY R. OLSON and GEOFF TATE SMITH, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA and GATSO USA, INC., Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1070
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAY E. DENTON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1082
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PHILLIP GERALD HOXSEY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1151
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARK EUGENE ROBINSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1182
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAKARAI DARELL JACKMAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1246
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.J.S., Minor Child, C.S., Mother, Petitioner-Appellee, vs. M.F., Father, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1491
       IN RE THE MATTER OF C.D., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired, C.D., Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1652
       IN THE INTEREST OF D.H. and D.H., Minor children, B.P., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1734
       IN THE INTEREST OF F.K., Minor child, A.K., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1934
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.C., Minor child, M.C., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1963
       IN THE INTEREST OF T.O., Minor Child, S.S., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-1984
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.S. and W.S., Minor Children, L.S., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-2002
       IN THE INTEREST OF B.B., Minor child, D.B., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-2060
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.W. and J.W., Minor children, J.W., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-2124
       IN THE INTEREST OF R.R., Minor child, M.E., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-2186
       IN THE INTEREST OF T.K., Minor child, J.C., Mother, Appellant.
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