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Case No. 20-0216

In re the Marriage of Duke

Julie Ann Duke, Petitioner-Appellee

Jeremiah Duke, Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Benjamin Bragg

Attorney for Appellee

Robert L. Stuyvesant

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 17, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Warren County, Terry R. Rickers, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (11 pages)

            Jeremiah Duke appeals the district court’s dissolution decree contending the court erred in (1) granting Julie Ritter, formerly Julie Duke, sole legal custody and physical care of the children, subject to supervised visitation with Duke; (2) ordering Duke to pay Ritter child support of $906.90 per month; (3) awarding Duke his businesses and transferring an F-250 truck to Ritter; and (4) granting Ritter trial attorney fees.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s decision and order Duke pay $2000 toward Ritter’s appellate attorney fees.

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