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Case No. 22-0175

Brandon Michael Skaggs
Kodi Jo Carson


Brandon Michael Skaggs


Kodi Jo Carson

Attorney for the Appellant

Robert J. Murphy

Attorney for the Appellee

Rae M. Kinkead

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 07, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Jason D. Besler, Judge.  AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., Tabor, J., and Blane, S.J.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (8 pages)

            Brandon Skaggs appeals the custody and retroactive child-support rulings in his paternity action concerning the child he shares with Kodi Carson.  Kodi seeks an award of appellate attorney fees.  OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we conclude the child is best served by remaining in Kodi’s physical care, and we discern no reason to modify the trial court’s order concerning retroactive child support.  We affirm and award appellate attorney fees.

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