Roe v. Doe

20020016 Jane Roe, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
John Doe, Defendant and Appellant
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Lora Siegfried, Director,
Sioux County Social Service
Board as assignee for
Jane Roe, Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Sioux County
Judge Bruce B. Haskell
Nature of Action: Paternity
Counsel:
Appellant: Vance Gillette
Appellee: Severin, Ringsak & Morrow
Appellee: Tyrone Jay Turner
Term: 06/2002   Argument: 06/27/2002  10:45am
ND cite: 2002 ND 136
NW cite: 649 N.W.2d 566

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Did the judge err in denying the motion to vacate for lack of state jurisdiction, when the Indian plaintiff was a reservation resident and there was an available tribal forum to address the claims?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
Did the trial court err in denying the motion to vacate void judgment?
Did Appellant Doe voluntarily consent to the state court's jurisdiction by seeking affirmative relief in the court?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Whether appellant Doe is precluded from recovering fees and costs?
2. Whether the district court's denial of appellant Doe's rule 60 Motion to Vacate Void Judgment was correct?
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Docket entries:
101/16/2002 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 01/14/2002
201/16/2002 - CONFIDENTIAL -
301/24/2002 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 01/14/2002
402/21/2002 TRANSCRIPT DATED January 3, 2002
502/21/2002 DISK - TRA
603/19/2002 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 volumes)
704/01/2002 APPELLANT APPENDIX
804/05/2002 CORRECTED APPELLANT BRIEF
904/05/2002 Addendum to Appellant Brief
1004/08/2002 DISK - Corrected ATB
1105/02/2002 DISK - AEB
1205/03/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF
1305/03/2002 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1405/06/2002 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF (Regional Child Support Enforcement Unit) (fax)
1505/06/2002 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (AEB - Regional Child Enforcement Unit). Granted: 06/03/2002
1605/08/2002 Orig & copies of Mot. Ext/Time Appellee Brief (Regional Child Support)
1705/17/2002 Affidavit of Service of ATB (served on Mr. Turner)
1805/28/2002 Request for Radio/TV Coverage (AP) (e-mail from Dale Wetzel dated 5-26-02) (APPROVED)
1906/03/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF (Sioux Co. Social Service Board)
2006/03/2002 DISK - AEB (Sioux Co. SS Brd.)
2106/27/2002 APPEARANCES: Vance Gillette; Kent Morrow; Tyrone J. Turner
2206/27/2002 ARGUED: Gillette; Morrow; Turner (Vol. Y; Page 11)
2306/27/2002 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2408/15/2002 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2508/15/2002 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2608/15/2002 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellees
2708/16/2002 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2809/13/2002 MANDATE
2909/17/2002 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3006/20/2008 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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