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Iowa Court Of Appeals Opinions
June 21, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 14-1218
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DONAVEN E. HENDRICKSEN, Deceased. ---------------------------------------------------- IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DARLENE V. HENDRICKSEN, Deceased. ---------------------------------------------------- SARITA H. HENDRICKSEN, Plaintiff, vs. JIM D. HENRICKSEN, Defendant, --------------------------------------------------- RAYMOND W. SULLINS, Appellant.
No. 15-1695
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ANTHONY ALBERT TRONCA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2028
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMON KWESHI ALLEN JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2175
       TERRELL LAMON BAILEY, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0008
       RAYMOND LEE THOMAS JR., Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0369
       JOHN KENDALL, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0399
       DUBUQUE INJECTION SERVICE COMPANY, Plaintiff/Counterclaim Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. STEVEN J. KRESS, Defendant/Counterclaim Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant. ------------------------------------------------------ DUBUQUE INJECTION SERVICE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. BK DIESEL SERVICE, INC. Defendant/Cross-Appellant.
No. 16-0463
       KEITH C. WALKER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0560
       BRITNEY TIBODEAU, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CDI, LLC, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0712
       ANTHONY DONATELLO KEYS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0733
       HUNTING SOLUTIONS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY D/B/A EXTREME HUNTING SOLUTIONS, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. WILLIAM L. KNIGHT, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0759
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF MBONGYA SALEHE AND FITINA CHARLOTTE Upon the Petition of MBONGYA SALEHE, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning FITINA CHARLOTTE, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0790
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF JANA JA VAN GENDEREN AND MICHAEL LEE VAN GENDEREN Upon the Petition of JANA JA VAN GENDEREN, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning MICHAEL LEE VAN GENDEREN, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.
No. 16-0953
       RONNIE EARL HARRINGTON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0976
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DALON LAMONT JOHNSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0985
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BOBBY RAY KLINGER SR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0992
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSE DOMINGO ASCENCIO, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1001
       MONTRELL DESHONE ANDERSON, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1029
       DEMARKUS W. RUCKMAN, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1200
       MEGAN SEDLACEK, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA and STATE BOARD OF REGENTS, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1220
       DANNY RAY LONG, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1231
       TOBY L. SMITH, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1301
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMES EARL OVERTON, JR. Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1315
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WILLIE CLAY WERNER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1325
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KYLE ALLEN SMITH, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1374
       ALEX L. BENNINGHOVEN and BRYAN T. SLOAN, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. HAWKEYE HOTELS, INC., DM RIVER LODGING, INC., and HAWKEYE HOTELS HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, INC., Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1419
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF JODI LYNN ERPELDING AND TIMOTHY JOHN ERPELDING Upon the Petition of JODI LYNN ERPELDING, Petitioner-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, And Concerning TIMOTHY JOHN ERPELDING, Respondent-Appellee/Cross-Appellant.
No. 16-1446
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF LISA ANNE DUFFY AND MICHAEL J. DUFFY Upon the Petition of LISA ANNE DUFFY, n/k/a LISA ANNE MORRISON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning MICHAEL J. DUFFY, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1519
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KERRY B. MORGAN JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1540
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHARLES THOMAS YOUNG, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1541
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSEPH DAVID PARKER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1647
       IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF JAMES PERRY DAVIS, Ward. MISTY M. DAVIS, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. KATHERINE KERR-DAVIS, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-1681
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LARRY DEAN BELL SR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1784
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF CAROL LYNN GUPTON AND WENDEE KAY BROWN Upon the Petition of CAROL LYNN GUPTON, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning WENDEE KAY BROWN, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-1835
       BONNIE BAILEY, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. BRIAN KEITH MURPHY, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1838
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF CHERYL LYNN THOMAS AND STEVEN ALLEN THOMAS Upon the Petition of CHERYL LYNN THOMAS, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning STEVEN ALLEN THOMAS, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.
No. 16-1916
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CODY ALLEN STANDLEE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1982
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMES MICHAEL PRYOR, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-2030
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RICHARD WAYNE BIRKLAND, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-2105
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CRAIG LEE MILLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 17-0149
       IN THE INTEREST OF M.J.W., Minor Child, C.W., Father, Appellant, B.G., Mother, Appellee.
No. 17-0400
       IN THE INTEREST OF B.B., C.B., and D.B. Minor Child, D.A., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0485
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.K. and K.K., Minor Children, S.K., Grandmother (guardian), Appellant, S.K., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0486
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.O. and C.O., Minor Children, M.S., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0506
       IN THE INTEREST OF C.W. and L.W., Minor Children, E.W., Mother, Appellant,
No. 17-0552
       IN THE INTEREST OF P.S. and L.S., Minor Children, E.S., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0556
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.R., S.C., and J.R., Minor Children, K.R., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0576
       IN THE INTEREST OF K.P., Minor Child, K.S., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0598
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.R., B.R., A.M., AND R.T., Minor Children, S.R., Mother, Appellant, S.R., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0603
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.J., Minor Child, C.J., Mother, Appellant, B.J., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0607
       IN THE INTEREST OF J.M., Minor Child, J.M., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0615
       IN THE INTEREST OF E.H. and Z.H., Minor Children, A.H., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0643
       IN THE INTEREST OF S.T., I.T., L.A., D.A., and M.A., Minor Children, J.T., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0663
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.S., Minor Child, T.S., Mother, Appellant.
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