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July 19, 2017
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Summaries of most recent opinions.
No. 15-1990
       DONNIE R. ROSE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2069
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOHNNY AHMAN MADISON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2183
       DENIS GAILEY, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0121
       WALNUT CREEK TOWNHOME ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DEPOSITORS INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0136
       DEWANN MARQUISE STONE SR., Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0265
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL CARL BAUER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0270
       WILLIAM PARGO, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0587
       KEVIN SELLERS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0767
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LUIS AVALOS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0865
       IN THE MATTER OF PROPERTY SEIZED FOR FORFEITURE FROM PHILLIP ANTHONY FLORA, PHILLIP ANTHONY FLORA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0870
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSHUA DAVID JOHNSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0892
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JUSTIN JAMES ZOBEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0919
       DAVID BERTRAM, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. JAMES HARBERTS d/b/a EXCLUSIVE CONTRACTING L.L.C., Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0925
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DANIEL LOUIS CHANDLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0950
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SHAWN ERIC PATTISON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0957
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARCUS ANTINO HALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0965
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF MELINDA S. RATH AND KEITH A. RATH Upon the Petition of MELINDA S. RATH, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning KEITH A. RATH, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0978
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DONALD LEROY STEELE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1021
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JONATHAN ANTOINE BROWN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1037
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JIMMY D. ROBINSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1079
       JEANNE ELIZABETH GRIMM, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CARLI RAE CHILCOTE and TIMOTHY DAVID CHILCOTE, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1150
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAVID DWIGHT JACKSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1188
       CHRISTOPHER LAPOINTE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1257
       KEITH C. WALKER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1303
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARCOS FIDEL CASTANEDA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1357
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TARIYON ROBINSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1473
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JEJUAN TYREE LYKE JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1474
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JERRY DEAN MOHR, DECEASED, JONATHON LANGERMAN, Appellant.
No. 16-1535
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARJAN STOJANOV, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1545
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SHAWN KENYA DUNCAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1582
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. THOMAS GEORGE LINNABERRY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1599
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MONTEL CURTIS REED, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1610
       TOMMY THOMPSON, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JTTR ENVIRO, L.L.C., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1611
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BRYCE LAMONT MEEKS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1618
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CONNER DANIEL CARNEY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1682
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TERENCE LONDON WALKER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1848
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LANE MICHAEL HALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1850
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DENNIS McKINNEY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1996
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF PATRICIA SUE TRIPP AND CRAIG ALAN TRIPP Upon the Petition of PATRICIA SUE TRIPP, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning CRAIG ALAN TRIPP, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.
No. 16-2053
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF LITA ELAINE VIERS AND WILLIAM G. VIERS, JR. Upon the Petition of LITA ELAINE VIERS n/k/a LITA ELAINE JOHNSON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning WILLIAM G. VIERS, JR., Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-2067
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MORRIS LEE PARSON, JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-2095
       GARY L. RIEDESEL, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. THE ESTATE OF LLOYD W. FURLONG, II, LLOYD W. FURLONG, II, BECKY FURLONG, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 17-0028
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LAMONT R. BUTLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 17-0044
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ADAM D. DODSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 17-0049
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF CARA RENEE SPENCER AND CHRIS SPENCER Upon the Petition of CARA RENEE SPENCER, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning CHRIS SPENCER, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 17-0253
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL WAYNE HOLTON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 17-0528
       IN THE INTEREST OF A.B., Minor Child, A.D., Mother, Appellant, J.B., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0700
       IN THE INTEREST OF R.L., Minor Child, M.O., Mother, Appellant, C.L., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0818
       IN THE INTEREST OF L.F., Minor Child, S.F., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0826
       IN THE INTEREST OF R.J. and X.W., Minor Children, R.J., Father, Appellant.
No. 17-0860
       IN THE INTEREST OF N.M. and J.B., Minor Children, B.B., Mother, Appellant.
No. 17-0920
       IN THE INTEREST OF L.H., Minor Child, R.H., Father, Appellant.
No. 15-1990
       DONNIE R. ROSE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 15-2069
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOHNNY AHMAN MADISON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 15-2183
       DENIS GAILEY, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0121
       WALNUT CREEK TOWNHOME ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DEPOSITORS INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0136
       DEWANN MARQUISE STONE SR., Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0265
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL CARL BAUER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0270
       WILLIAM PARGO, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0587
       KEVIN SELLERS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-0767
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LUIS AVALOS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0865
       IN THE MATTER OF PROPERTY SEIZED FOR FORFEITURE FROM PHILLIP ANTHONY FLORA, PHILLIP ANTHONY FLORA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0870
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSHUA DAVID JOHNSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0892
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JUSTIN JAMES ZOBEL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0919
       DAVID BERTRAM, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. JAMES HARBERTS d/b/a EXCLUSIVE CONTRACTING L.L.C., Defendant-Appellee.
No. 16-0925
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DANIEL LOUIS CHANDLER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0950
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SHAWN ERIC PATTISON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0957
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARCUS ANTINO HALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-0965
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF MELINDA S. RATH AND KEITH A. RATH Upon the Petition of MELINDA S. RATH, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning KEITH A. RATH, Respondent-Appellant.
No. 16-0978
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DONALD LEROY STEELE, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1021
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JONATHAN ANTOINE BROWN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1037
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JIMMY D. ROBINSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1079
       JEANNE ELIZABETH GRIMM, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CARLI RAE CHILCOTE and TIMOTHY DAVID CHILCOTE, Defendants-Appellees.
No. 16-1150
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAVID DWIGHT JACKSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1188
       CHRISTOPHER LAPOINTE, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1257
       KEITH C. WALKER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-1303
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARCOS FIDEL CASTANEDA, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1357
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TARIYON ROBINSON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1473
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JEJUAN TYREE LYKE JR., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1474
       IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JERRY DEAN MOHR, DECEASED, JONATHON LANGERMAN, Appellant.
No. 16-1535
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARJAN STOJANOV, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1545
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SHAWN KENYA DUNCAN, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1582
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. THOMAS GEORGE LINNABERRY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1599
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MONTEL CURTIS REED, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1610
       TOMMY THOMPSON, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JTTR ENVIRO, L.L.C., Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1611
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BRYCE LAMONT MEEKS, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1618
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CONNER DANIEL CARNEY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1682
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TERENCE LONDON WALKER, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1848
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LANE MICHAEL HALL, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1850
       STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DENNIS McKINNEY, Defendant-Appellant.
No. 16-1996
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF PATRICIA SUE TRIPP AND CRAIG ALAN TRIPP Upon the Petition of PATRICIA SUE TRIPP, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning CRAIG ALAN TRIPP, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.
No. 16-2053
       IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF LITA ELAINE VIERS AND WILLIAM G. VIERS, JR. Upon the Petition of LITA ELAINE VIERS n/k/a LITA ELAINE JOHNSON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning WILLIAM G. VIERS, JR., Respondent-Appellee.
No. 16-2063
       JACOB HACKMAN, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. SUELLEN KOLBET, As Custodian for the NEW HAMPTON MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT, Defendant-Appellee.
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