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Case No. 18-0583

In the Matter of the Estate of Marrian M. Newhall, Deceased.

Russell L. Newhall, Plaintiff-Appellant

Marcia E. Newhall Roll, Defendant-Appellee

Attorney for Appellant

Andrew B. Howie

Attorney for Appellee

Thomas D. Hanson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 06, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Butler County, Rustin T. Davenport, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, P.J.  (10 pages)

            Russell Newhall challenges the probate court’s ruling on his motion to enforce a settlement agreement with his sister Marcia Roll dividing property from their mother’s estate, arguing because he received the grain bins under the agreement, the grain inside the bins belonged to him.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the court properly applied contract principles in resolving the dispute, we affirm.

Date Amended:
Mar 11, 2019
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