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Case No. 18-0753

In the Matter of the Estate of John R. Rhoten, Deceased.

Kathryn Rhoten, Plaintiff-Appellant

Estate of John R. Rhoten, Co-Executors John E. Rhoten, Julie A. Nelson, Joan K. Bond, and Jay R. Rhoten, Defendants-Appellees

Attorney for Appellant

R. Bradley Skinner and Cameron K. Wright

Attorney for Appellees

Tyler Smith

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 06, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dallas County, Richard B. Clogg, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (10 pages)

            Kathryn Rhoten appeals the district court decision denying her challenge to the validity of a premarital agreement filed in the probate proceedings for her late husband, John Rhoten.  OPINION HOLDS:  We find Kathryn has not shown the premarital agreement is unenforceable on the ground John failed to disclose all of his assets and debts to her and further find the premarital agreement is not unconscionable.  We affirm the district court.

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