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Iowa Court Of Appeals Opinions
March 8, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 14-2139
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CORY JAMES BAUER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1288
       DONTE MARCELL GILMORE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1471
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHRIS ANTHONY WARD, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1530
       SAMUEL MONTEZ WRIGHT, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1539
       IN RE DETENTION OF KEITH ADAMS, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 15-1574
       JASON A. BROWN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1774
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STEVEN DALE BRADLEY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1800
       TRACEY ANNE RICHTER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1817
       ENRIQUE ABOITES GARCIA, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1855
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ADAM LEE HOPPER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1860
       ALEKSANDAR CIRIC, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1901
       KAREN M. HJELMELAND, As Executor of the ESTATE OF JAN K. HJELMELAND, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. FRANK COLLINS (Acting As Agent for Owners), CONNIE COLLINS, LINDA SCHNETZER, SHIRLEEN KING, LYNNETTE SCHNETZER, LINDA MERKLE, and JANE ESTES, Defendants-Appellants.
No. 15-1949
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHRISTOPHER LEE PERRY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2035
       DAVID NEBEL d/b/a NEBEL ELECTRIC, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DAVID L. LOTT and JULIE A. LOTT, DUBUQUE BANK AND TRUST, and DUBUQUE CITY OF HOUSING SERVICES DEPARTMENT, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 15-2128
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WILLIAM LAMONT TAYLOR, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0028
       NDA FARMS, L.L.C. and CONNIE J. VEASMAN, Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. CITY OF AMES, IOWA THROUGH THE AMES MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC SYSTEM, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0091
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WALTER L. HALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0120
       CHAD MICHAEL CARLSEN, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. RACHAEL RENEE NOBLE, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0149
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. HUBERT TODD JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0154
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TYREE LEE YOUNG, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0163
       FOUR OAKS FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES and TIM CART, Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. IOWA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, BUREAU OF NUTRITION AND HEALTH SERVICES, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0183
       VICKI L. McCREA, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CITY OF DUBUQUE, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0251
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF ELIZABETH A. REPP-DANIS AND MICHELE M. REPP-DANIS Upon the Petition of ELIZABETH A. REPP-DANIS, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning MICHELE M. REPP-DANIS, n/k/a MICHELE M. DANIS, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0263
       STEVEN DALE BRADLEY, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0338
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF HEATHER DAWNE JOBES AND JAMES ANTHONY JOBES Upon the Petition of HEATHER DAWNE JOBES, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning JAMES ANTHONY JOBES, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0358
       IN THE MATTER OF GUARDIANSHIP OF B.E.W., Minor child, JAMES FORD and CHRISTIAN FORD, Appellants, vs. KIMBERLY STEFFENSMEIER and JEFF STEFFENSMEIER, Intervenors-Appellees.
No. 16-0370
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. GATLUAK BOL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0378
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ALI ABDELKARIM ALI, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0408
       ESTATE OF DOROTHY HARRIS, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RANDALL EVERETT HARRIS, HIS UNKNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST AND THEIR UNKNOWN SPOUSES AND THE PARTIES IN POSSESSION AND UNKNOWN CLAIMANTS OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL ESTATE SITUATED IN FLOYD COUNTY, IOWA, Defendants-Appellants.
No. 16-0462
       TIMOTHY FITZGERALD, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. HY-VEE, INC. d/b/a HY-VEE and RYAN ROBERTS, Individually, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-0493
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. ANTHONY STIVERS, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0555
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MATTHEW L. WILSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0567
       BRUCE MARCEL BRAGGS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0576
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ZACKERY TYLER RIGEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0688
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TIFFANY LYNN VANDEKROL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0696
       JERRY MATTHEW STILEN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0822
       METAL DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC., Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. D&G METAL WORKS, INC., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0883
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CORY GREGERSEN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0886
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF KYLE D. MORRISON AND CASSIE K. MORRISON Upon the Petition of KYLE D. MORRISON, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning CASSIE K. MORRISON, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0901
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHAD JOSEPH MOELLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0921
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. GREGORY A. TAYLOR, Defendant-Appellant.
No.16-0944
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF AGNIESZKA K. MARCINOWICZ-FLICK AND RAMON FLICK Upon the Petition of AGNIESZKA K. MARCINOWICZ-FLICK, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning RAMON FLICK, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0952
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF CAROLYN L. VOGT AND DAVID VOGT Upon the Petition of CAROLYN L. VOGT n/k/a CAROLYN L. MART, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning DAVID VOGT, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.
No. 16-1004
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF JESSE BRYAN HELGELAND AND AMY ELIZABETH HELGELAND Upon the Petition of JESSE BRYAN HELGELAND, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning AMY ELIZABETH HELGELAND, n/k/a AMY ELIZABETH MOYER, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1069
       CYRUS F. SARVESTANEY, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. THOMAS TALLMAN and AMY TALLMAN, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1072
       VICTOR LAWRENCE PELLETIER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1110
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WILLIAM C. COLVIN JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1114
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF AMANDA JO WILSON AND RYAN EUGENE WILSON Upon the Petition of AMANDA JO WILSON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning RYAN EUGENE WILSON, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1127
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARK PAUL COLBERG, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1179
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL ANTHONY WEBSTER WHITE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1256
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF TIFFANY KAY BOUCHARD AND JEREMY WILLIAM BOUCHARD Upon the Petition of TIFFANY KAY BOUCHARD, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning JEREMY WILLIAM BOUCHARD, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1343
       IN THE INTEREST OF R.T., Minor Child, K.T., Grandmother, Petitioner-Appellee, R.N., Mother, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1427
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KOREY RANDALL ROSS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1752
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.M., M.H.-M., and G.M., Minor Children, J.M., Father, Appellant, D.H., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1928
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.S., Minor child, J.S., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-2098
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.F., Minor Child, D.F., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-2153
       IN THE INTEREST OF I.P., Minor Child, J.P., Father, Appellant.
No. 16-2173
       IN THE INTEREST OF E.L., Minor child, S.L., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-2218
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.T., Minor Child, W.T., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0029
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.D.-C., and R.C., Minor children, K.C., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0042
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.P., Minor child, S.P., Mother, Appellant.
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