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Case No. 18-0138

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Johnathan Erdman
Elizabeth Vopava, n/k/a Elizabeth Mumford


Johnathan Erdman


Elizabeth Vopava, n/k/a Elizabeth Mumford

Attorney for the Appellant

Colin McCormack

Attorney for the Appellee

Ronald R. Rieper

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 05, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Scott D. Rosenberg, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, P.J.  (5 pages)

            Johnathan Erdman appeals from the district court’s order regarding physical care of A.E., his child with Elizabeth Vopava, now known as Elizabeth Mumford.  He argues the district court should not have continued A.E.’s physical care with Elizabeth.  OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review of the record, we decline to interfere with the district court’s findings and ruling.   We also deny Elizabeth’s request for appellate attorney fees.

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