Guardianship of Shatzka

20030047 In the Matter of the Guardianship
of Neva J. Shatzka, an Alleged
Incapacitated Person
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Myron Miller, Petitioner and Appellee
v.
Neva J. Shatzka, Respondent and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge Burt L. Riskedahl
Nature of Action: Guardian/Conservator
Counsel:
Appellant: Legal Services of ND
Appellee: Kellington & Oster, P.C.
Term: 09/2003   Argument: 09/02/2003  9:30am
ND cite: 2003 ND 147
NW cite: 669 N.W.2d 95

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Issues: 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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Docket entries:
102/25/2003 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 02/20/2003
202/25/2003 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 02/20/2003
302/27/2003 Copy of letter dated 2-26-03 from Mr. Peterson w/trial ct. order waiving the filing fee and
402/27/2003 supersedeas bond
503/20/2003 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 04/11/2003
604/07/2003 TRANSCRIPT DATED October 8, 2002
704/07/2003 DISK - tra (10-8-02)
804/10/2003 RECORD ON APPEAL, not forwarded with the record on appeal was No. 30 (Ct. Rep. Notes)
905/15/2003 APPELLANT BRIEF
1005/15/2003 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1105/15/2003 DISK - ATB
1206/11/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF (faxed letter)
1306/11/2003 ACTION BY CLERK (MAE). Granted: 06/25/2003
1406/27/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF (faxed letter dated 6-27-03 from Theresa L. Zimmerman)
1506/27/2003 ACTION BY CLERK (MAE). Granted: 07/01/2003
1607/01/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF
1707/01/2003 DISK - AEB
1807/15/2003 Table of Contents for Appellant's Appendix
1909/02/2003 APPEARANCES: Bradley D. Peterson; Theresa L. Zimmerman
2009/02/2003 ARGUED: Peterson; Zimmerman (Vol. Y; Page 131)
2109/02/2003 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2209/23/2003 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT
2309/23/2003 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Neumann, William A.
2409/23/2003 At the direction of the Court, no costs will be taxed on this appeal
2509/24/2003 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
2610/15/2003 MANDATE
2710/17/2003 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2812/08/2009 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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