Guardianship of Shatzka
In the Matter of the Guardianship
of Neva J. Shatzka, an Alleged
Myron Miller, Petitioner and Appellee
Neva J. Shatzka, Respondent and Appellant
South Central Judicial District,
Judge Burt L. Riskedahl
|Nature of Action:||Guardian/Conservator|
|Term:||09/2003  Argument: 09/02/2003 9:30am|
|ND cite:||2003 ND 147|
669 N.W.2d 95
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Whether the District Court abused its discretion when it interpreted Section 30.1-28-03(9) of the North Dakota Century Code to allow for the award of attorney fees to the Petitioner, Myron Miller.
II. Whether the District Court was clearly erroneous when it interpreted Section 30.1-28-03 of the North Dakota Century Code to award costs and fees to the moving party on a Motion to Dismiss.
III. Whether the District Court abused its discretion when it allowed Neva Shatzka's special needs trust to pay for Mr. Miller's attorney fees and costs.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the District Court abused its discretion in allowing for the award of attorney's fees to Petitioner, Myron Miller?
II. Whether the District Court abused its discretion in awarding costs and fees to the Petitioner, Myron Miller?
III. Whether the District Court abused its discretion in allowing The Neva J. Shatzka Trust to pay the attorney's fees and costs?
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|1||02/25/2003||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 02/20/2003|
|2||02/25/2003||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 02/20/2003|
|3||02/27/2003||Copy of letter dated 2-26-03 from Mr. Peterson w/trial ct. order waiving the filing fee and|
|5||03/20/2003||RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 04/11/2003|
|6||04/07/2003||TRANSCRIPT DATED October 8, 2002|
|7||04/07/2003||DISK - tra (10-8-02)|
|8||04/10/2003||RECORD ON APPEAL, not forwarded with the record on appeal was No. 30 (Ct. Rep. Notes)|
|11||05/15/2003||DISK - ATB|
|12||06/11/2003||MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF (faxed letter)|
|13||06/11/2003||ACTION BY CLERK (MAE). Granted: 06/25/2003|
|14||06/27/2003||MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF (faxed letter dated 6-27-03 from Theresa L. Zimmerman)|
|15||06/27/2003||ACTION BY CLERK (MAE). Granted: 07/01/2003|
|17||07/01/2003||DISK - AEB|
|18||07/15/2003||Table of Contents for Appellant's Appendix|
|19||09/02/2003||APPEARANCES: Bradley D. Peterson; Theresa L. Zimmerman|
|20||09/02/2003||ARGUED: Peterson; Zimmerman (Vol. Y; Page 131)|
|21||09/02/2003||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|22||09/23/2003||DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT|
|23||09/23/2003||UNANIMOUS OPINION: Neumann, William A.|
|24||09/23/2003||At the direction of the Court, no costs will be taxed on this appeal|
|25||09/24/2003||Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|27||10/17/2003||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|28||12/08/2009||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|