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Case No. 17-1972

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In re the Marriage of Tarrence

Shelby Mae Tarrence, Petitioner-Appellee

Joseph Lewis Tarrence, Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Constance Peschang Stannard

Attorney for Appellee

Roger A. Huddle

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1972
Date Published:
Aug 15, 2018
Summary

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Washington County, Joel D. Yates, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, J.  (4 pages)

           Joseph Tarrence appeals from the decree dissolving his marriage to Shelby Tarrence.  He asks us to award physical care of their children to him or award joint physical care and to make a corresponding change in his child support obligation.  Both parties request appellate attorney fees.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court’s factual determinations are supported by the record and affirm the physical care award and child support calculation.  We also find Shelby is entitled to partial appellate attorney fees.

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