Zeller v. Zeller

20010134 Jenny A. Zeller, f/k/a
Jenny A. Meyers, n/k/a
Jenny A. Holloway, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Doni E. Zeller, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, Northwest Judicial District, Ward County
Judge Gary A. Holum
Nature of Action: Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)
Counsel:
Appellant: Robert G. Will
Appellee: #Kenner Sturdevant & Cresap, PC
Term: 10/2001   Argument: 10/23/2001  2:45pm
ND cite: 2002 ND 35
NW cite: 640 N.W.2d 53

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. North Dakota Century Code  14-09-07 is the controlling law in the State of North Dakota when a custodial parent seeks a change of residence of minor children.
A. A Motion To Change The Residence Of Minor Children Is Not In Itself A Significant Change In Circumstances.
B. The Best Interests Of The Minor Children And Not Contract Principles Should Be Controlling In A Determination Of Change Of Residence of Minor Children.
II The Stout four factor analysis should be used to determine whether to grant Appellant's motion to change residence of minor children.
A. The District Court's Finding That Appellant Complied With The Fourth StoutFactors Should Have Resulted In The Appellant's Motion To Change Residence Of Minor Children Being Granted.
B. The Evidence Supported A Finding That It Is In The Minor Children's Best Interests To Be Allowed To Change Residence
1. First Stout Factor.
2. Second Stout Factor.
3. Third Stout Factor.
4. Fourth Stout Factor.


Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Did the District Court err in denying the Plaintiff-Appellant's motion to change the residence of the minor children?

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Docket entries:
105/23/2001 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 05/21/2001
205/23/2001 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 05/21/2001
306/08/2001 TRANSCRIPT DATED March 30, 2001
406/11/2001 DISK - TRA
506/22/2001 RECORD ON APPEAL
607/02/2001 MOTION FOR LIMITED REMAND (for trial ct. to consider motion for stay)
707/02/2001 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE. Granted
807/02/2001 ORDER OF LIMITED REMAND
907/18/2001 APPELLANT BRIEF
1007/18/2001 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1107/24/2001 DISK - ATB
1208/02/2001 REFILED RECORD AFTER REMAND
1308/20/2001 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
1408/20/2001 ACTION BY CLERK (MAE). Granted: 08/30/2001
1508/30/2001 APPELLEE BRIEF
1608/31/2001 DISK - AEB
1709/17/2001 REPLY BRIEF
1809/18/2001 DISK - RYB
1910/23/2001 APPEARANCES: Robert G. Will; Donald L. Peterson
2010/23/2001 ARGUED: Will; Peterson (Vol. X; Page 168)
2110/23/2001 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2202/21/2002 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2302/21/2002 SPLIT OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2402/21/2002 DISSENT: Sandstrom, Dale V.: DISSENT
2502/21/2002 Costs taxed in favor of Appellant Jenny Zeller (nka Jenny Holloway)
2602/22/2002 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
2703/15/2002 MANDATE
2803/19/2002 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2908/27/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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