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Case No. 18-2120

State of Iowa
Christopher Michael Pate


State of Iowa


Christopher Michael Pate

Attorney for the Appellee

Israel Kodiaga, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John C. Heinicke

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 27, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Lucas County, Patrick W. Greenwood, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran, and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (6 pages)

            Christopher Pate appeals the district court’s denial of his motion for reconsideration of room-and-board assessment, arguing that he does not have the reasonable ability to pay the assessed restitution of $26,861.26.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court did not abuse its discretion in holding that Pate does have the reasonable ability to pay.

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