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Case No. 21-1564

Sarah Barke
D & D Real Estate Holdings, LLC


Sarah Barke


D & D Real Estate Holdings, LLC

Attorney for the Appellant

Mark R. Hinshaw

Attorney for the Appellee

Matthew G. Novak and Stephanie L. Hinz

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 05, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Mary E. Chicchelly, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Bower, C.J., Tabor, J., and Doyle, S.J.  Chicchelly, J., takes no part.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (11 pages)

            Sarah Barke appeals the dismissal of her breach-of-contract claim against D&D Real Estate Holdings, LC based on D&D’s motion for summary judgment.  OPINION HOLDS: We find D&D’s failure to renew a rental agreement does not constitute retaliatory action and Barke did not generate a jury question on her contract or Iowa Code section 562A.27B (2020) claims.  We affirm.

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