Meyer v. Hawkinson

20000093 Clyde and Dorothy Meyer, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Donald M. Hawkinson and
Marilyn F. Hawkinson, Defendants and Appellees

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Norman J. Backes
Nature of Action: Contracts
Counsel:
Appellant: Montgomery, Goff and Bullis
Appellee: Johnson, Ramstad & Mottinger, PLLP
Appellant: Jeffries, Olson & Flom, PA
Term: 09/2000   Argument: 09/07/2000  10:45am
ND cite: 2001 ND 78
NW cite: 626 N.W.2d 262


Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the District Court erred in granting Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment by finding as a matter of law that the agreement between the parties is contrary to the public policy of the State of North Dakota.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the district court properly granted summary judgment because the court may not aid in the enforcement of an illegal transaction or contract.
II. Whether summary judgment was appropriate because, taking the evidence in the light most favorable to the Plaintiffs, no reasonable mind would find the existence of an enforceable contract.

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Docket entries:
103/30/2000 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 03/27/2000
203/30/2000 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 03/27/2000
304/14/2000 TRANSCRIPT DATED DECEMBER 8, 1999
404/17/2000 DISK - Transcript
505/01/2000 RECORD ON APPEAL (Not rec'd: #33 & 36 -- Tapes)
605/24/2000 APPELLANT BRIEF
705/24/2000 Addendum to Appellant Brief
805/24/2000 APPELLANT APPENDIX
905/25/2000 DISK - ATB
1006/02/2000 Copies of Judgement for ATA
1106/21/2000 APPELLEE BRIEF
1206/21/2000 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1306/22/2000 DISK - AEB
1408/11/2000 Request for Radio/TV Coverage (Associated Press) Letter dated 8-10-00 from Jack McDonald (approved)
1509/07/2000 APPEARANCES: John T. Goff; Daylen D. Ramstad
1609/07/2000 ARGUED: Goff; Ramstad
1709/07/2000 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1805/01/2001 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
1905/01/2001 SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2005/01/2001 (CONCUR Specially): Neumann, William A.: CONCUR
2105/01/2001 (DISSENT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: DISSENT
2205/01/2001 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee
2305/02/2001 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2406/06/2001 MANDATE
2506/08/2001 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2605/16/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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