Duemeland v. Norback

20020124 George T. Duemeland, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Judith Norback, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge Robert O. Wefald
Nature of Action: Probate - Wills - Trusts
Counsel:
Appellant: Schulz Geiermann & Bergeson Law Offices, P.C.
Appellee: Pearson Christensen & Clapp, PLLP
Appellee: Smith Bakke Porsborg Schweigert & Armstrong
Term: 10/2002   Argument: 10/22/2002  9:30am
ND cite: 2003 ND 1
NW cite: 655 N.W.2d 76

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Did the trial court err in granting plaintiff George Duemeland's Motion for Summary Judgment, determining that George Duemeland is the sole heir of the Family Trust created under Article 8 of the Olga Duemeland Irrevocable Trust?
2. Did the trial court err in failing to grant defendant Judith Norback's Motion for Summary Judgment, determining that George Duemeland and Judith Norback are equal beneficiaries of the Family Trust created under Article 8 of the Olga Duemeland Irrevocable Trust?
3. Should matters not in the record be stricken from the appellee's brief, and should appellee be sanctioned for violation of the Rules of Appellate Procedure?
4. Did the trial court abuse its discretion in removing Judith Norback as co-trustee?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Did the trial court err in granting plaintiff George Duemeland's Motion for Summary Judgment, determining that George Duemeland is the sole beneficiary of the Family Trust referenced in Article 8 of the trust agreement creating the Olga Duemeland Irrevocable Trust?
2. Did the trial court err in failing to grant defendant Judith Norback's Motion for Summary Judgment, requesting a determination that George Duemeland and Judith Norback are equal beneficiaries of the Family Trust referenced in Article 8 of the trust agreement creating the Olga Duemeland Irrevocable Trust?

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Docket entries:
105/23/2002 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 05/21/2002
207/01/2002 APPELLANT BRIEF
307/01/2002 APPELLANT APPENDIX
407/02/2002 DISK - ATB
507/19/2002 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vols.) & Transcript dated April 9, 2002 (Not rec'd: #36 -- Deposition of
607/19/2002 Edward G. Heilman w/Exhibits & 39 -- Transcript of Deposition of Clark J. Bormann)
707/25/2002 Supplemental Clerk's Certificate dated 7/25/02 (Entries 36 & 39)
807/29/2002 MOT. EXT/TIME REPLY BRIEF
907/29/2002 ACTION BY Chief Deputy CLERK. Granted: 08/30/2002
1007/30/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF
1107/30/2002 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1207/30/2002 DISK - AEB
1308/30/2002 REPLY BRIEF
1408/30/2002 DISK - RYB
1509/24/2002 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
1609/26/2002 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Foughty, Donovan John
1710/22/2002 APPEARANCES: Timothy D. Lervick of Rolfson, Schulz, Lervick, & Geiermann Law Offices, P.C., Judith
1810/22/2002 Norback and Dr. Bruce Norback for AT, Randall J. Bakke, of Smith, Bakke, Hovland & Oppegard for
1910/22/2002 AE, and George T. Duemeland
2010/22/2002 APPEARANCES: Timothy D. Lervick; Randall J. Bakke
2110/22/2002 ARGUED: Lervick; Bakke (Vol. Y; Page 42)
2210/22/2002 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2301/03/2003 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2401/03/2003 UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
2501/03/2003 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant
2601/06/2003 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
2701/27/2003 MANDATE
2801/30/2003 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2907/29/2008 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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