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Case No. 18-0203

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Robyn Brown
Layne Irwin


Robyn Brown


Layne Irwin

Attorneys for Appellant

Robert S. Gallagher and Peter G. Gierut

Attorneys for Appellee

Jennie L. Clausen and Ryan M. Beckenbaugh

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 10, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Muscatine County, Thomas G. Reidel, Judge.  AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (9 pages)

            A mother, Robyn Brown, appeals from a decree establishing paternity, custody, and support of her child.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the establishment of paternity in Layne Irwin.  We modify the district court's award of joint physical care and award physical care to Brown and liberal visitation to Irwin.  We award Brown child support and attorney's fees.  We remand to the district court to calculate child support and determine a visitation schedule.

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