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Case No. 17-1391

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In re the Marriage of Ware

Douglas P. Ware, Petitioner-Appellant

Kristi J. Ware, Respondent-Appellee

Attorney for Appellant

Earl B. Kavanaugh

Attorney for Appellee

Kristi J. Ware, self-represented

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 12, 2018

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Bradley McCall, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (12 pages)

Doug Ware appeals the order to pay traditional spousal support, citing the parties’ fourteen-year separation during their twenty-five-year marriage.  Doug also requests an award of appellate attorney fees.  OPINION HOLDS: Based on the statutory factors, the district court did not fail to do equity in awarding Kristi Ware traditional spousal support.  We affirm.  We deny Doug’s request for attorney fees.

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