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In re the Marriage of Carter
Lilliana Castano Carter, Petitioner-Appellee
Jeffrey William Carter, Respondent-Appellant
Attorney for Appellant
Shayla L. McCormally and Kolby P. Warren
Attorney for Appellee
Alexander E. Wonio
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Sarah Crane, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Doyle, J., and Carr, S.J. Opinion by Carr, S.J. (5 pages)
Jeffrey William Carter appeals the order awarding Lilliana Castano Carter attorney fees and costs incurred during the parties’ divorce proceedings. OPINION HOLDS: The district court properly exercised its discretion in determining the attorney fee award, and we decline to disturb it on appeal. We remand to the district court to determine a reasonable award of Lilliana’s appellate attorney fees.