Litoff v. Pinter

20030074 Robert Stanley Litoff, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Helen Pinter, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Judge Bruce E. Bohlman
Nature of Action: Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)
Counsel:
Appellant: #Omdahl Law Office
Appellee: Galstad, Jensen & McCann, P.A.
Term: 09/2003   Argument: 09/09/2003  9:30am
ND cite: 2003 ND 172
NW cite: 670 N.W.2d 860

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Was the trial court's determination supported a finding that Robert Litoff would have no visitation until he completed services and then supervised and then only to the extent that the child wants contact clearly erroneous?
Was it an abuse of discretion to award attorney fees?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. The District Court did not err in it's Order suspending Appellant's visitation until a psychological evaluation had been completed and then allowing only supervised visitation and based upon the child's preference.
2. The District Court did not err in awarding the Appellee attorney's fees.
3. This Court should remand the issue to the District Court of the Appellee's request for attorney's fees on appeal.

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Docket entries:
103/21/2003 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 03/19/2003
203/21/2003 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Nancy Krogstad): 03/19/2003
303/28/2003 Acknowledgment of OTR & Request to Retain Record: 05/08/2003
405/06/2003 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 volumes & separates 23 & 33 (exhibits)) (not rec'd entry 18 - steno notes)
505/06/2003 TRANSCRIPT DATED January 16 & 17, 2003
605/07/2003 DISK of TRA
705/14/2003 Clerk's Supplemental Certificate of Record on Appeal dated May 13, 2003, with entries 48 & 49
806/14/2003 APPELLANT BRIEF
906/14/2003 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1006/23/2003 Corrected TOA & pages ii, 6, & 11 for ATB; Corrected TOC for ATA
1106/23/2003 Additional Appellant's Appendix
1206/23/2003 DISK - ATB (e-mailed)
1307/11/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF
1407/14/2003 DISK - aeb
1509/09/2003 APPEARANCES: Thomas V. Omdahl; Patti J. Jensen
1609/09/2003 ARGUED: Omdahl; Jensen (Vol. Y; Page 136)
1709/09/2003 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1811/13/2003 DISPOSITION (IN PART AND REMANDED): AFFIRMED
1911/13/2003 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2011/13/2003 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee
2111/17/2003 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
2212/03/2003 Notice of Entry of Judgment w/attached copy of S.C. Judgment dated 11-13-03
2312/09/2003 MANDATE
2412/15/2003 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2507/11/2005 MOTION to Redact all references to the parties and use initials
2607/14/2005 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Mot to Redact). Denied
2707/14/2005 Order Mailed to Parties
2802/08/2010 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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