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Case No. 19-0210

In the Matter of the Guardianship and Conservatorship of Diane Florene Norelius

Juliann Elizabeth Nelson and Kristine Beth Norelius, Petitioners-Appellants

Attorney for Appellants

Maura Sailer

Attorney for Appellee

Alyssa A. Herbold

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 23, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Crawford County, James S. Heckerman, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Tabor and Mullins, JJ.  Schumacher, J., takes no part.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (5 pages)

            Appellants Juliann Nelson and Kristine Norelius appeal the district court ruling awarding attorney fees to an intervenor in an involuntary guardianship and conservatorship proceeding, arguing the court abused its discretion in awarding fees.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court.  We decline to award appellate attorney fees to the appellants.  We award fees to the intervenor in the amount of $3500.00, payable by appellants.  Costs on appeal are assessed to appellants. 

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