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Case No. 19-0136

In re the Marriage of Carter

Lilliana Castano Carter, Petitioner-Appellee

Jeffrey William Carter, Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Shayla L. McCormally and Kolby P. Warren

Attorney for Appellee

Alexander E. Wonio

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 18, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Sarah Crane, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Doyle, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (5 pages)

            Jeffrey William Carter appeals the order awarding Lilliana Castano Carter attorney fees and costs incurred during the parties’ divorce proceedings.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court properly exercised its discretion in determining the attorney fee award, and we decline to disturb it on appeal.  We remand to the district court to determine a reasonable award of Lilliana’s appellate attorney fees.

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