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Case No. 18-0640

In the Matter of the Estate of John Patrick Shanahan

Robert Joseph Shanahan, Executor of the John Patrick Shanahan, Estate/Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

James E. Goodman, Jr. and McKenzie R. Hill


Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 24, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Monica L. Wittig, Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (4 pages)

            The executor of the estate of John P. Shanahan appeals a district court order denying his attorney’s request for extraordinary fees.  OPINION HOLDS: We reverse the district court’s denial of the executor’s extraordinary-fee application and remand for entry of an award for the requested amount. 

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