Staley v. Staley

20040047 John Campbell Staley, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Melinda Jane Staley, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Judge Karen Kosanda Braaten
Nature of Action: Divorce/Property Div./Alimony
Counsel:
Appellant: Spaeth Thelen & Richards
Appellee: Olson, Juntunen & Sandberg, Ltd.
Term: 09/2004   Argument: 09/16/2004  Waived
ND cite: 2004 ND 195
NW cite: 688 N.W.2d 182


Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. The District Court did not correctly apply the Ruff-Fischer guidelines and therefore erred when it awarded only $900 per month of temporary support, and at the same time denied permanent spousal support to the Defendant/Appellant, Melinda Staley.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Whether or not the District Court correctly applied the Ruff-Fischer guidelines in awarding Melinda spousal support of $900 per month for a period of two years instead of permanent spousal support at an amount greater than $900 per month.

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Docket entries:
102/17/2004 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 02/11/2004
202/18/2004 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (letter request dated 2-17-04 from John A. Thelen): 02/18/2004
302/20/2004 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 04/08/2004
404/06/2004 TRANSCRIPTS DATED August 6, 2003 & August 7, 2003 (2 vols.)
504/07/2004 DISK (2) (TRA) (8/6/03 & 8/7/03)
604/16/2004 RECORD ON APPEAL (not sent w/record were Nos. 41, 52 & 53 (Steno Notes)
705/12/2004 APPELLANT BRIEF
805/12/2004 APPELLANT APPENDIX
905/12/2004 DISK - ATB (e-filed)
1006/08/2004 APPELLEE BRIEF
1106/08/2004 E-FILED BRIEF (AEB)
1206/09/2004 Payment of $25 fee for filing electronic AEB (Receipt #15417)
1306/14/2004 MOTION FOR WAIVER OF OA ON BEHALF OF AT (letter dated 6-09-04 from John Thelen)
1406/16/2004 Received AEB from Central Duplicating
1506/17/2004 Affidavit of Service of AEB
1607/12/2004 MOTION FOR WAIVER OF OA ON BEHALF OF AE (letter dated 7-09-04 from Richard W. Olson)
1707/28/2004 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (OA waived on behalf of AT). Granted
1807/28/2004 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (OA waived on behalf of AE). Granted
1908/09/2004 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2008/18/2004 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Goodman, Ronald E.
2109/16/2004 APPEARANCES: oral argument waived under NDRAppP 34(f)
2209/16/2004 ARGUED: oral argument waived under NDRAppP 34(f) (Vol. Z; Page 24)
2310/20/2004 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2410/20/2004 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2510/20/2004 Costs on appeal are taxed in favor of appellee
2610/21/2004 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2711/12/2004 MANDATE
2811/22/2004 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2905/25/2011 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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