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Case No. 18-0939

State of Iowa
Hal Charles Runner


State of Iowa


Hal Charles Runner

Attorney for the Appellee

Genevieve Reinkoester, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Eric D. Tindal

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 01, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Poweshiek County, Annette J. Scieszinski, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., Tabor, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (4 pages)

            Hal Runner appeals his restitution order for court-appointed attorney fees, asserting the court used an incorrect standard to determine his ability to pay.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the court properly considered Runner’s ability to pay before ordering restitution at both his sentencing and resentencing hearings.  Therefore, we affirm the restitution order.

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