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Case No. 18-0379

Arthur John Chumbley
Lyman Enterprises, L.C.


Arthur John Chumbley


Lyman Enterprises, L.C.

Attorney for the Appellee

Kirk W. Bainbridge and Kimberley K. Baer

Attorney for the Appellant

Alexander E. Wonio

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 15, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Arthur E. Gamble, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, AND REMANDED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Tabor, J., and Carr, S.J.  Gamble, S.J., takes no part.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (4 pages)

            Lyman Enterprises, L.C., appeals the judgment entered in favor of Arthur Chumbley on his action to enforce a mechanic’s lien.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s determination concerning the fair and reasonable value of the materials and labor Chumbley furnished but reverse the portion of the court’s order awarding Chumbley attorney fees and remand to the district court to determine whether, in its discretion, Chumbley is entitled to such an award.

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