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In re the Marriage of Pettus
Kimberlin Pettus, Petitioner-Appellant
Christopher Pettus, Respondent-Appellee
Attorney for Appellant
Thor J. Klinker
Attorney for Appellee
Matthew G. Sease
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for O'Brien County, Don E. Courtney, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and May, JJ. Opinion by May, J. (6 pages)
Kimberlin Pettus appeals from the decree dissolving her marriage. She claims the district court erred in awarding the parties joint physical care of their children, determining child support, and declining to award her attorney fees. Kimberlin also seeks appellate attorney fees. OPINION HOLDS: A joint physical care arrangement is in the children’s best interests. The district court’s decision determining child support or declining to award Kimberlin attorney fees was not inequitable. We decline to award her appellate attorney fees.