Fladeland v. Gudbranson

20030319 Lonnie Fladeland
and Pamela Fladeland, Plaintiffs and Appellees
v.
Kaye Gudbranson and
Carl Erickson, Trustees
of the Kaye Gudbranson
Living Trust and Deborah
Baklenko and Larry
Baklenko, Trustees of
the Deborah Baklenko
Living Trust, Defendants and Appellants

Appeal from: District Court, Northwest Judicial District, Mountrail County
Judge William W. McLees
Nature of Action: Contracts
Counsel:
Appellant: Maxson Law Office
Appellant: Vogel Law Firm
Appellee: Furuseth, Kalil, Olson & Evert, P.C.
Term: 04/2004   Argument: 04/06/2004  1:30pm
ND cite: 2004 ND 118
NW cite: 681 N.W.2d 431

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. Did the Court Err When it Found Mr. Gudbranson and the Fladelands Entered into Contracts for Deed, and not Leases with Options?
II. Were the Alleged Oral Leases and Options Canceled by the Parties When the Fladelands Executed the Cash Farm Lease or are They Void Under N.D.C.C.  47-16-02?
III. Are the Alleged Oral Options Void Under the Statute of Frauds?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. The Trial Court did not err in finding that an oral contract existed between the Appellants and Appellees and that the oral contract was enforceable.
II The Trial Court did not err in finding that the oral contracts did not violate the statute of frauds.

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Docket entries:
111/05/2003 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 10/31/2003
211/05/2003 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 10/31/2003
311/05/2003 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
412/22/2003 TRANSCRIPTS COMMENCING 8-4-03 (2 VOLS.) AND MASTER INDEX
512/23/2003 DISK - (TRA)(Master Index, Vol. I & II)
612/29/2003 Corrected Affidavit of Service for TRA
701/14/2004 RECORD ON APPEAL including depositions (2) and exhibits
801/29/2004 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF (faxed letter dated 1-20-04 from Monte L. Rogneby)
901/20/2004 E-FILED MOTION
1001/29/2004 ACTION BY CLERK (MAT). Granted: 02/09/2004
1102/09/2004 APPELLANT BRIEF
1202/09/2004 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1302/10/2004 Copies of ATB
1402/10/2004 Copies of ATA
1502/10/2004 DISK - ATB
1603/10/2004 APPELLEE BRIEF
1703/19/2004 Corrected TOA & Page 10 for AEB
1803/19/2004 DISK - AEB (E-mailed)
1903/25/2004 REPLY BRIEF
2003/25/2004 DISK of ryb
2103/30/2004 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Hodny, William F.
2204/06/2004 APPEARANCES: Monte L. Rogneby, R. James Maxson; Peter H. Furuseth, Lonnie & Pamela Fladeland
2304/06/2004 ARGUED: Rogneby; Furuseth (Vol. Y; Page 225)
2404/06/2004 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2506/07/2004 DISPOSITION: REVERSED
2606/07/2004 UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
2706/07/2004 Costs taxed in favor of the Appellants
2806/08/2004 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2907/02/2004 MANDATE
3007/07/2004 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3103/17/2011 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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