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Case No. 22-0193

Kevin James Noel
Jessica Ann Dorsey


Kevin James Noel


Jessica Ann Dorsey

Attorneys for Appellant

Chase Cartee

Attorneys for Appellee

John Q. Stoltze

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 21, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Jeffrey D. Bert, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART AS MODIFIED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (5 pages)

            Kevin Noel appeals the court’s custody modification order to the extent it allows for joint physical care with Jessica Dorsey.  OPINION HOLDS: Because neither Jessica nor Kevin requested joint physical care, the issue was not properly before the district court and should not have been ordered.  Physical care is placed with Kevin.  The visitation schedule must be modified and we remand for the district court to set forth an appropriate visitation schedule. 

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