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Case No. 20-1671

In the Matter of Property Seized for Forfeiture from Barbara J. Kavars

Barbara J. Kavars, Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Michael G. Byrne

Attorney for Appellee

Kelsey A. Beenken

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 20, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Worth County, Colleen Weiland, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (12 pages)

            Barbara Kavars filed applications for the return of 154 dogs and two cats taken from her property on November 12, 2018.  The district court denied the applications, finding Kavars was not the owner of the animals as a result of a 2018 relinquishment agreement and a prior court ruling of disposition.  Kavars appeals.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm.

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