Schmitz v. Schmitz

20000133 Ann L. Schmitz, Plaintiff, Appellee
and Cross-Appellant
Orell D. Schmitz, Defendant, Appellant
and Cross-Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge John T. Paulson
Nature of Action: Divorce/Property Div./Alimony
Appellant: Schmitz Law Office
Appellee: Gjesdahl Law, P.C.
Term: 11/2000   Argument: 11/01/2000
ND cite: 2001 ND 19
NW cite: 622 N.W.2d 176

Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. The trial court applied the wrong standard in determining whether or not spousal support should have been reduced.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
A. Did the District Court apply the correct legal standard in determining whether or not a reduction in spousal support was appropriate?
B. Did the District Court abuse its discretion in awarding Ann only $2,000 in attorney fees?
C. Should the Court award Ann her attorney fees for defending this appeal?

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Docket entries:
105/02/2000 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 04/28/2000
205/02/2000 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Joyce O. Harnden): 04/28/2000
305/04/2000 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 06/17/2000
405/18/2000 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL (filed in lower court on 5-15-00)
506/16/2000 TRANSCRIPT DATED October 7-8, 1999
606/16/2000 DISK - TRA of 10--8-99
706/21/2000 RECORD ON APPEAL, includes #82 - Def. Exh. 4,15,16, & 17, #83 - Pl. Exh. 1-3, 5-14,
806/21/2000 #162 - (Sealed by Court) Pl.Exh. 4-13,15-17,Def. Exh. 1-3,14,18, & 19;
906/21/2000 Not rec'd - Entry #38 - Pl.Exh. 1-20 & Def.Exh. 21-22, A-H
1107/25/2000 ACTION BY CLERK (MAT). Granted: 08/09/2000
1207/28/2000 Ltr dtd 7-27-00 from Michael L. Gjesdahl re no objection to MAT
1308/09/2000 APPELLANT BRIEF
1508/09/2000 DISK - ATB
1608/15/2000 Corrected Table of Authorities and page 6 for ATB; docket sheet of lower ct. for ATA (inserted)
1708/15/2000 DISK - ATB (Corrected)
1809/01/2000 APPELLEE BRIEF
2009/06/2000 DISK - AEB
2109/18/2000 REPLY BRIEF of Appellant
2209/18/2000 DISK - RYB
2309/20/2000 Original signature page for RYB (inserted in original RYB)
2410/13/2000 MOTION TO WAIVE OA (faxed memo dated 10-13-00 from Cathy Schmitz informing us that both parties are
2510/13/2000 in agreement to waive OA in this matter)
2610/17/2000 Faxed letter dated 10-17-00 from Michael Gjesdahl (his client consents to proposed waiver of OA)
2710/18/2000 Original letter dated 10-17-00 from Michael L. Gjesdahl
2810/24/2000 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (OA waived - AT/AE). Granted
2910/30/2000 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
3010/30/2000 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Hodny, William F.
3111/01/2000 APPEARANCES: submitted on records and briefs filed
3211/01/2000 ARGUED: submitted on records and briefs filed (Vol. X; page 77)
3302/02/2001 DISPOSITION (and Remanded): AFFIRMED
3402/02/2001 SPLIT OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
3502/02/2001 (CONCUR IN RESULT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CON/RES
3602/02/2001 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee
3702/02/2001 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3803/01/2001 MANDATE
4005/29/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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