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In re the Marriage of Dirkx
Nora Kathleen Dirkx, Petitioner-Appellant
Daniel Duane Dirkx, Respondent-Appellee
Attorney for Appellant
Gina C. Badding (until withdrawal) and Arthur E. Neu
Attorney for Appellee
James R. Van Dyke
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Carroll County, William C. Ostlund, Judge. AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED AND REMANDED. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ. Opinion by Tabor, J. (13 pages)
Nora Dirkx appeals the district court’s decree dissolving her marriage to Daniel Dirkx, challenging the district court’s calculation of their respective incomes, as well as its fusing of the child support and alimony awards. OPINION HOLDS: Because we find the support orders to be inequitable, we remand for the court to amend the decree to fix traditional spousal support at $900 per month and to recalculate Daniel’s child support obligation. We affirm the decree in all other respects.