Iowa Court Of Appeals Opinions November 6, 2013 Print
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Summaries of most recent opinions.

No. 3-574 / 12-0919

NICOLE LARA SHUMATE, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DRAKE UNIVERSITY a/k/a DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, Defendant-Appellee.

No. 3-578 / 12-1619

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JUSTIN ROBERT JENTZ, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-671 / 12-1527

HOUSEHOLD FINANCE INDUSTRIAL LOAN COMPANY OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JUDY LYNN RASMUS, a/k/a JUDY LYNN DREES, DOUGLAS F. DREES, SR., and PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants-Appellants. JUDY LYNN RASMUS a/k/a JUDY LYNN DREES and DOUGLAS F. DREES, SR., Counterclaimant, vs. HOUSEHOLD FINANCE INDUSTRIAL LOAN COMPANY OF IOWA, Third-Party Defendant.

No. 3-688 / 12-2310

IN THE INTEREST OF A.J.M., Minor Child, STATE OF IOWA, Appellant.

No. 3-769 / 13-0033

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL DAVID ROHM, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-779 / 13-0155

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF TROY SCOTT JOHNSON AND KRISTY LYNN JOHNSON Upon the Petition of TROY SCOTT JOHNSON, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning KRISTY LYNN JOHNSON, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-788 / 12-1282

MARK FOSTER, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-789 / 12-1293

HARLAN MOTT, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-790 / 12-1666

RICHARD ARTHUR PUNDT, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. THE GAZETTE COMPANY, GAZETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC., and TRISH MEHAFFEY, Defendants-Appellants.

No. 3-799 / 12-2087

CENTER FRESH EGG FARM, L.L.P., B.E.K. POULTRY, L.L.C., and DOOYEMA & SONS, INC., Plaintiffs-Appellants/Counterclaim Defendants. vs. NATURAL FERTILIZER COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee/Counterclaim Plaintiff. NATURAL FERTILIZER COMPANY and HULL COOPERTAIVE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. SIOUX COUNTY EGG FARM, LLP, f/k/a WE 3 EGGS, LLC. Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-802 / 12-2268

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. FRANCISCO JAVIER GARCIA, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-810 / 13-1045

IN THE INTEREST OF A.C., Minor Child, C.C., Father, Appellant.

No. 3-825 / 12-1499

JAMES SLECHTA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RICHARD JEWETT and NANCY JEWETT, Defendants-Appellants.

No. 3-828 / 12-1695

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BELINDA ANN CLARK, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-836 / 12-2249

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF PAULA J. BURKE AND MICHAEL V. BURKE Upon the Petition of PAULA J. BURKE, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning MICHAEL V. BURKE, Respondent-Appellant.

No. 3-838 / 13-0226

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RICHARD DOUGLAS CLARK, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-839 / 13-0260

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF LINDA SUE FOEGEN AND MARK C. FOEGEN Upon the Petition of LINDA SUE FOEGEN, Petitioner-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, And Concerning MARK C. FOEGEN, Respondent-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.

No. 3-840 / 13-0285

NATASHA L. ELICK, Individually, and TODD C. ELICK, Individually, and as Next Friend of TRISTAN ELICK and CALEB ELICK, Minors, Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. JERRY A. GARRETT and ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC., Defendants-Appellants.

No. 3-862 / 12-1744

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CORY CURTIS FYLER, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-864 / 12-1936

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF JOSHUA DAVID BAKK AND ELIZABETH ANN BAKK Upon the Petition of JOSHUA DAVID BAKK, Petitioner-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, And Concerning ELIZABETH ANN BAKK, n/k/a ELIZABETH ANN JOHNSON, Respondent-Appellee/Cross-Appellant.

No. 3-865 / 12-1955

MINNESOTA LAWYERS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BEECHER, FIELD, WALKER, MORRIS, HOFFMAN & JOHNSON, P.C., Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-868 / 13-0070

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF ERIC SCHULTZ AND AUBREY SCHULTZ Upon the Petition of ERIC SCHULTZ, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning AUBREY SCHULTZ, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-875 / 13-0622

IN THE INTEREST OF G.K., Minor Child, G.K., Minor Child, Appellant.

No. 3-885 / 12-0399

STANLEY CARTER LIGGINS, Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-889 / 12-1251

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. THOMAS ANTHONY DUGAN, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-894 / 12-1900

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WILLIE DEXTER KIMBROUGH, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-900 / 12-2280

STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee, vs. SONNY W. OXFORD, Applicant-Appellant.

No. 3-901 / 13-0015

RESIDENTIAL AND AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, LLC, an Iowa Limited Liability Company, MATT MESCHER, ALLAN R. DEMMER, CATHERINE DEMMER, WAYNE AMESKAMP, SHARON AMESKAMP, VERNON BOGE, DONALD BOGE, MARY ANN RUBLY, JOHN R. RUBLY, STEVE HOEGER, DOLORES THIER, LARRY THIER, GARY BURKLE, CINDY BURKLE, WAYNE VORWALD, LINDA VORWALD, JEFF PAPE, GERALD WOLF, JOANNE WOLF, LORRAINE M. BURKLE, and BERNARD R. BURKLE, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. DYERSVILLE CITY COUNCIL, MAYOR JAMES A. HEAVENS, MIKE ENGLISH, MARK BREITBACH, ROBERT PLATZ, MOLLY EVERS, and DAN WILLENBORG, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 3-903 / 13-0051

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. SAUNDERS E. PIKE, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-904 / 13-0058

WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL LEASING, INC., Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BEST REPROGRAPHICS, INC., Defendant, and MS DALLAS REPROGRAPHICS, INC., Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-910 / 13-0275

JASON KLINGE, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. LUANA SAVINGS BANK, Defendant-Appellee.

No. 3-912 / 13-0351

DIANA LYNN HORN, Petitioner-Appellant, vs. CUMMINS FILTRATION-LAKE MILLS, a/k/a CUMMINS, INC., f/k/a/ FLEETGUARD, INC., Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-915 / 13-0423

Upon the Petition of JESSICA HANSEN, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning BRANDON KOCH, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-933 / 12-1939

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LEVI I. SWANSON, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-935 / 12-2058

BOBBY R. KLINGER SR., Applicant-Appellant, vs. STATE OF IOWA, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-939 / 12-2181

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. EDDIE DEAN SEALS, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-941 / 13-0021

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF MICHAEL A. ARPY AND RENEE L. ARPY Upon the Petition of MICHAEL A. ARPY, Petitioner-Appellee, And Concerning RENEE L. ARPY, Respondent-Appellant.

No. 3-942 / 13-0049

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHAD ALAN STECHCON, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-943 / 13-0085

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PAUL ANTHONY HALTOM, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-944 / 13-0130

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JASON LEE FOWLER, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-945 / 13-0191

H. RANDALL LANCASTER, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. BRIAN CRAVEN, Defendant-Appellee.

No. 3-949 / 13-0698

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF STEPHEN MUTTI LOUCKS AND SANDRA ANN LOUCKS Upon the Petition of STEPHEN MUTTI LOUCKS, Petitioner-Appellant, And Concerning SANDRA ANN LOUCKS, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 3-952 / 13-1178

IN THE INTEREST OF J.H. and S.H., Minor Children, T.H., Mother, Appellant, J.H., Father, Appellant.

No. 3-959 / 12-1342

IN THE INTEREST OF S.S., Minor Child, K.S., Father, Appellant.

No. 3-962 / 12-1891

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. EDWARD M. WILLINGHAM, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-964 / 12-1916

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOHN LOUIS HODGES, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-967 / 12-2224

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAKOTA VINCENT HERNANDEZ, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-970 / 12-2271

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JESUS J. RAMOS TORRES, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-971 / 12-2276

IN THE INTEREST OF J.O. JR., Minor Child, J.O. SR., Father, Petitioner, C.L., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-988 / 13-1305

IN THE INTEREST OF L.V.A., Minor Child, H.V.A., Father, Appellant.

No. 3-989 / 13-1307

IN THE INTEREST OF E.M., Minor Child, A.M., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-1007 / 13-0132

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL TRAZEEK ROBINSON, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-1008 / 13-0237

STATE OF IOWA, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSHUA CARMODY, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 3-1024 / 13-1185

IN THE INTEREST OF I.G.M., A.M., and C.M., Minor Children, G.C., Intervenor, Appellant.

No. 3-1025 / 13-1344

IN THE INTEREST OF J.A., N.R., and N.R., Minor Children, J.Y., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-1026 / 13-1330

IN THE INTEREST OF S.T., S.T., AND S.J., Minor children, J.T., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-1028 / 13-1405

IN THE INTEREST OF D.D., B.D., and A.D., Minor Children M.D., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-1029 / 13-1409

IN THE INTEREST OF L.F. and B.F., Minor Children, M.C., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-1032 / 13-1435

IN THE INTEREST OF S.L., Minor Child, M.L., Mother, Appellant.

No. 3-845 / 13-0417

MAXINE GAIL VEATCH, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CITY OF WAVERLY and JASON LEONARD, Individually And In His Official Capacity, Defendants-Appellees.