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Case No. 17-0904

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In re the Marriage of Monahan

Jeffrey J. Monahan, Petitioner-Appellee

Ronae L. Monahan n/k/a Ronae L. Schmeits, Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Andrew B. Howie

Attorney for Appellee

Michael J. Murphy

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-0904
Date Published:
Sep 26, 2018
Summary

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Shelby County, Gregory W. Steensland, Judge.  AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Mullins and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J. (10 pages)

           A wife appeals the economic provisions of her dissolution decree.  She challenges the property division and spousal support award.  OPINION HOLDS: The district court incorrectly concluded the husband's military pension was not subject to division, and we conclude the pension should be divided using the Benson formula.  All other aspects of the property division were equitable.  We affirm the spousal support award but modify the award to commence on the date of the dissolution decree.

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