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Case No. 20-1145

In re the Marriage of Bickerton

Melissa Bickerton, Petitioner-Appellant

Brian Bickerton, Respondent-Appellee

Attorney for Appellant

James Burns

Attorney for Appellee

Brian Bickerton, self-represented

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 30, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clayton County, Alan Heavens, Judge.  AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED AND REMANDED FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (13 pages)

Melissa Bickerton appeals the dissolution decree dissolving her marriage to Brian Bickerton.  She contends the district court wrongly gave Brian physical care of the parties’ four minor children.  OPINION HOLDS: We reverse the physical-care determination and award Melissa physical care with reasonable and liberal visitation in Brian.  We remand for a determination of child support given this change in custodial status.

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