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Case No. 21-1177

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Jesse Lee McElroy
v.
Misty Jo Sheedy

Appellant

Jesse Lee McElroy

Appellee

Misty Jo Sheedy

Attorneys for Appellant

Ryan J. Mitchell

Attorneys for Appellee

Bryan J. Goldsmith and Carly M. Schomaker

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-1177
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wapello County, Myron Gookin, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by May, P.J.  (5 pages)

            A father appeals the jurisdictional dismissal of his modification petition in a child custody action.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the child does not have a significant connection to Iowa and substantial evidence regarding the child’s welfare is likely not available in this state, the district court correctly dismissed the petition for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

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