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Case No. 18-0573

In re the Marriage of Whalen

Douglas Whalen, Jr., Petitioner-Appellee

Morgan Whalen, Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Michael J. McCarthy

Attorney for Appellee

Peter G. Gierut and Robert S. Gallagher

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 03, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Stuart P. Werling, Judge.  ORDER VACATED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (9 pages)

            Morgan Whalen appeals the district court ruling granting Douglas Whalen’s motion to reconsider provisions of the parties’ dissolution decree.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the court’s order did not constitute a proper nunc pro tunc order, the district court lacked jurisdiction to grant Douglas’s untimely posttrial motion, and we reverse and vacate the district court’s

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