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June 7, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No.15-1280
       ALF FREDDY CLARK, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1393
       ALAN DUANE BEARD, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1597
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LUCAS TYLER IDDINGS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1757
       VINCENT A. RAMOS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1779
       COREY DARNELL MOORE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-1904
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ZACHARY LEE CHURCH, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1933
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL SCOTT SHECKLES, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-1996
       MATTHEW J. ELLIOTT, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2036
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARCEL ROSE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2067
       DAVID M. GONZALES BECERRA, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2068
       ANTONIO DANTZLER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2093
       CHRISTOPHER ROBIN SCHMIDT, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0134
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL CORY KELSO-CHRISTY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0171
       STACEY JEAN O'HARA, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0206
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MITCHELL SCOTT GAHAGAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0209
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MITCHELL SCOTT GAHAGAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0226
       CLIFFORD JACKSON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0307
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHARLES EMANUEL HALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0308
       JOHN ARNZEN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0309
       KALEY WHITE-CILUFFO, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. IOWA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Respondent-Appellee. and IOWA GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION, Intervenor-Appellee.
No. 16-0485
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOHN DALE METZGER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0545
       EUGENE C. RHINEHART, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. MARSHALL COUNTY, IOWA, and MARSHALL COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-0550
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. EDWARD A. CAMPBELL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0579
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RONALD DEAN SCHLICHTING, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0596
       JACK A. MIXDORF AND SHELIA K MIXDORF, GERALDINE R. JENNER, TRUSTEE OF THE GERALDINE R. JENNER REVOCABLE TRUST U/A DATED OCTOBER 15, 2003, ROLAND R. NEIL AND CHERYL A. NEIL, THOMAS LEE, KATHLEEN A. BOYD, AND PAUL NIEMANN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Plaintiff-Appellees, vs. JON A. MIXDORF, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0705
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JODIE SHERMAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0710
       NICOLE BROOKS, and BRENDAN BROOKS, ADDISON BROOKS, and AIDEN BROOKS, by their mother and next friend, NICOLE BROOKS, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0742
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMAL L. RANDOLPH, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0809
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CLARSELL ANTHONY TODD, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0831
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF PATRICIA F. MURPHY AND MICHAEL J. MURPHY Upon the Petition of PATRICIA F. MURPHY, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning MICHAEL J. MURPHY, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0859
       JOSEPH WAYNE MILLER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0904
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MELVIN MARTIN JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0946
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. QUINTOREY KEMP, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0948
       RYAN NICHOLAS TROWBRIDGE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1080
       CITY OF DES MOINES, IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARK OGDEN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1104
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PATRICIA PRANSCHKE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1121
       IN THE INTEREST OF I.F., J.K., L.K., and T.K., Minor Children, J.F., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1178
       IN RE THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF M.E., CAMILLE PERSON f/k/a CAMILLE KOEHN, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. MARIE ELG and STEVEN ELG, Respondents-Appellees.
No. 16-1235
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ROYLEE RICHARDSON JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1253
       VICTOR RIVERA, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1282
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RICHARD WILLARD LAMOUR, Deceased, LESLEE HEIBERGER and LIZ KILBURG, Appellants.
No. 16-1285
       DARRYN ABBEN, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, HUMAN RESOURCES ENTERPRISE, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-1305
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RYAN DAVID TROSTEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1321
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF NICOLE MARIE FLUENT AND GRANT JEROME FLUENT Upon the Petition of NICOLE MARIE FLUENT, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning GRANT JEROME FLUENT, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1346
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LOREN ANTON GOODWIN III, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1347
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TROY D. LAUGHLIN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1436
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JASON ANDREW TOBECK, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1452
       JUSTIN DEMOND HYDE, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. ONTARIA MONIQUA MANN, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1549
       JAMES COPPOC, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. BOARD OF REGENTS, STATE OF IOWA, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-1552
       AL BRUEGGEMAN, DAN BREUKER, TOM BREMER, ROGER BOSMA, MARK DILLEHAY, RANDY ROWE, ALLEN ROWE, and JARROD WALLACE, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. OSCEOLA COUNTY, IOWA and THE CITY OF HARRIS, IOWA, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1620
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF AMANDA ABD EL KRIM AND MOHAMED KHALIL AMIN Upon the Petition of AMANDA ABD EL KRIM, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning MOHAMED KHALIL AMIN, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1651
       THIRD FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION OF CLEVELAND SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO DEEPGREEN BANK, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RANDY L. BELTRAMEA, L.L.C., and RANDY L. BELTRAMEA a/k/a RANDY LEE BELTRAMEA, Defendants-Appellants, KAREN SPENCE; STATE OF IOWA-DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND FINANCE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; CAROL S. BELTRAMEA, N/K/A CAROL S. DICK; JAMES L. COOK; JUNE E. COOK; ESTATE OF JAMES RAY FISHER; JOANNE FISHER; CLARENCE DOWELL COBURN; DOROTHY JARMAN COBURN; DISCOVER BANK; ALAN FISHER; LAURA FISHER; ALAN MAHRER; NANCY MAHRER; JAMES TURBETT; SHELLY A. BELTRAMEA, and PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants.
No. 16-1807
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DORIEN DONTAE TYRONE LEMON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1816
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JEFFREY LEE SCHRADER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1903
       SHELBY ANTHONY VOGT, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. KRISTINE WEITZELL and CLARINDA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1936
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.K.R., Minor Child, K.R., Mother, Petitioner-Appellant, B.Y., Father, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1937
       IN RE THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF A.L.G.B., Minor child. R.G-B., Appellant, V.G-B and R.G-B., Appellees.
No. 16-1983
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.C., Minor Child. K.C., Minor Child, Appellant.
No. 16-2198
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF STEVEN J. MATHIS AND DANA P. MATHIS Upon the Petition of STEVEN J. MATHIS, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning DANA P. MATHIS, n/k/a DANA P. WELSH, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 17-0173
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.P., Minor Child, J.D., Mother, Petitioner-Appellant.
No. 17-0237
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.M., Minor Child, R.M., Father, Appellant, K.C., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0323
       IN THE INTEREST OF C.C. and C.C., Minor Children, K.C., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0346
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.L., M.L., and O.S., Minor Children, K.L., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0393
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.S., S.P., and W.P., JR., Minor Children, J.B., Father of M.S., Appellant, W.P. Sr., Father of S.P. and W.P. Jr., Appellant.
No. 17-0407
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.C. and A.C., Minor Children, M.C., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0498
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.M., R.M., AND L.B., Minor Children, L.M., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0500
       IN THE INTEREST OF N.D., Minor Child, M.S., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0505
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.G., B.G., and I.G., Minor Children, A.G., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0520
       IN THE INTEREST OF C.C., Minor Child, W.C., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0573
       IN THE INTEREST OF R.M., Minor Child, T.B., Mother, Appellant, I.M., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0582
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.W., Minor Child, L.B., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0644
       IN THE INTEREST OF T.S., Minor Child, S.S., Mother, Appellant.
No. 16-1212
       DAVID ROY RICKEY SR., Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
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