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Case No. 20-1159

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In the Matter of the Guardianship and Conservatorship of Joseph C. Kintzle

Lori Kintzle and Lisa Nickerson, Appellants

Attorney for Appellants

Molly Parker, Donald L. Johnson, and Megan R. Merritt

Attorney for Appellee Joseph C. Kintzle

McKenzie R. Blau

Attorney for Appellees Jody Kerns and Vicki Chupka

Mary Rose Shelley

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 16, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Delaware County, Monica Zrinyi Wittig, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (7 pages)

            Lori Kintzle and Lisa Nickerson appeal the district court’s decision denying their request to be awarded attorney fees in the guardianship and conservatorship proceedings involving their father.  OPINION HOLDS: Lori and Lisa’s petition to intervene in the proceedings was denied and the other parties objected to their participation.  We conclude the district court properly denied their request for attorney fees.  Additionally, they are not entitled to appellate attorney fees.  We affirm the decision of the district court.

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