Hentz v. Hentz

20000239 Tiffani Hentz, n/k/a
Tiffani Milligan, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Rory Hentz, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge Thomas J. Schneider
Nature of Action: Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)
Counsel:
Appellant: Neubauer & Oster
Appellee: Kelsch, Kelsch, Ruff & Kranda
Term: 01/2001   Argument: 01/16/2001  1:30pm
ND cite: 2001 ND 69
NW cite: 624 N.W.2d 694

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the trial court's denial of move on grounds that it was not in the child's best interests was clearly erroneous.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. The trial court's denial of Ms. Milligan's proposed change of residence is properly supported and not clearly erroneous.
A. Standard of review.
B. Findings the court actually reviews.
C. The trial court properly considered the four factors required for determination of the best interests of Rory Hentz's child.
1. The integrity of the custodial parent's move for relocation.
2. Realistic opportunities for visitation to adequately preserve and foster the non-custodial parent's relationship and the likelihood that each parent will comply with visitation.
3. Integrity of non-custodial parent's motive for opposing the move.
4. Prospective advantages of the move in approving the custodial parent and the child's quality of life.


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Docket entries:
108/23/2000 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 08/21/2000
208/23/2000 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Jane Gillig-Hoekstra): 08/21/2000
308/23/2000 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 10/10/2000
410/05/2000 TRANSCRIPT DATED 5-15-00
510/06/2000 DISK - TRA
610/10/2000 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vols.), Exhibits, & Transcripts dated 9-15-98 & 8-11-99 (Not rec'd: #41-Trans.
710/10/2000 dated 6-3-98; #60-Deposition of Tiffani Hentz, returned to counsel; & #61-Plaintiff's Exh.1-5 &
810/10/2000 Defendant's Exhs. 6-17, which were returned to counsel)
911/13/2000 APPELLANT BRIEF
1011/13/2000 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1111/13/2000 DISK - atb
1212/13/2000 APPELLEE BRIEF
1312/13/2000 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1412/13/2000 DISK - AEB (unable to open - emailed)
1512/27/2000 REPLY BRIEF
1612/28/2000 DISK - RYB
1701/16/2001 APPEARANCES: Daniel H. Oster; Timothy J. Wahlin
1801/16/2001 ARGUED: Oster; Wahlin (Vol. X; page 102)
1901/16/2001 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2004/12/2001 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2104/12/2001 UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
2204/12/2001 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellee
2304/13/2001 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
2405/15/2001 MANDATE
2505/17/2001 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2606/28/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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