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Case No. 18-0488

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Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
v.
Jason C. Thomas, et al.

Appellant

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Appellee

Jason C. Thomas, et al.

Attorneys for Appellant

Janelle Grace Ewing

Attorneys for Appellee

Jason C. Thomas, pro se

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0488
Date Published:
Jun 05, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Henry W. Latham II, Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, C.J.  (4 pages)

            Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (Wells Fargo) appeals the denial of its petition to quiet title as to unknown heirs of Larry F. Humphrey.  Wells Fargo asserts it gave proper notice to any unknown heirs by publication.  OPINION HOLDS: We agree notice by publication is sufficient as to unknown heirs, and no estate need be opened to quiet title.  Therefore, we reverse and remand.

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