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In re the Marriage of Barns
Kimberley Irene Barns, Petitioner-Appellee
Phillip Tyler Barns, Respondent-Appellant
Attorney for Appellant
Natalie H. Cronk
Attorney for Appellee
Allison M. Heffern and Kristen A. Shaffer
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Christopher L. Bruns, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, J.J. Opinion by Mullins, J. (13 pages)
Phillip Barns challenges the economic provisions of the decree dissolving his marriage to Kimberly Barns. OPINION HOLDS: We find the award of spousal support and the court’s use of appreciation during the marriage of premarital assets equitable given the circumstances of the case. We award Kimberly $7500.00 in appellate attorney fees.