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In re the Marriage of Agan
Stephen D. Agan, Petitioner-Appellant/Cross-Appellee
Julianne M. Agan, Respondent-Appellee/Cross-Appellant
Attorney for Appellant
Ryan D. Babich and Phillip F. Van Liew
Attorney for Appellee
Elisabeth S. Reynoldson
Jane E. Rosien
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Madison County, Richard B. Clogg, Judge. AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. Heard by Danilson, C.J., Doyle, J., and Scott, S.J. Opinion by Danilson, C.J. (26 pages)
Stephen (Steve) Agan appeals and Julianne (Juli) Agan cross-appeals from various provisions of the decree dissolving their marriage. Steve argues the dissolution court inequitably valued and divided the marital property. Juli argues the court erred in valuing the pastureland. Neither party challenges the distribution of property, rather both raise various issues to support their contention that the equalization award was inequitable. Steve also requests appellate attorney fees. OPINION HOLDS: Upon our de novo review of the decree, we modify the dissolution decree to account for various gifted monies and conclude the equalization payment to Juli from Steve shall be in the amount of $80,000. We do not award appellate attorney fees.