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Case No. 17-1807

In re the Marriage of Olson

Amanda Renae Olson n/k/a Amanda Renae Reese, Petitioner-Appellant

Brian Alan Olson, Respondent-Appellee

Attorney for Appellant

David H. Skilton

Attorney for Appellee

Gregory J. Siemann

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 26, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pocahontas County, Kurt L. Wilke, Judge.  AFfirmed.  Heard by Vogel, P.J., Tabor, J., and Blane, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, P.J. (9 pages)

            Amanda Reese asked the court to modify the physical-care and child-support provisions of the decree dissolving her marriage to Brian Olson.  Amanda’s petition alleged a substantial change in circumstances regarding the care and well-being of the children and a failure to communicate as changes since the entry of the decree.  OPINIONS HOLDS: Because we conclude Amanda failed to show a substantial change in circumstances since the original decree, we affirm the district court’s denial of the petition to modify physical care and child support.  We also affirm the district court’s failure to award Amanda attorney fees and decline to award her appellate attorney fees.

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