Wigginton v. Wigginton
Sandra Wigginton, Plaintiff and Appellee
Joel Wigginton, Defendant and Appellant
Northwest Judicial District,
Judge David W. Nelson
|Nature of Action:||Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)|
|Term:||11/2004  Argument: 11/29/2004 1:30pm|
|ND cite:||2005 ND 31|
692 N.W.2d 108
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Whether the trial court erred in denying Joel any right to visitation.
II. Whether the trial court erred in requiring Joel to pay child support from June, 2001 through September, 2003.
III. Whether the trial court erred in allowing Sandra to claim the children as dependants.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. The trial court granted Joel visitation with his children and its findings of fact are not clearly erroneous.
2. The trial court did not err or abuse its discretion in awarding Sandra child support beginning the month after the effective date of the uncontested interim order which granted her sole physical custody of the children.
3. The trial court did not err in granting Sandra the additional tax exemption for Courtney.
4. Sandra should be awarded her costs and reasonable attorney fees for having to defend this frivolous appeal.
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|1||06/09/2004||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 06/08/2004|
|2||06/09/2004||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Jean Carrier, Ct. Reporter): 06/08/2004|
|3||07/02/2004||RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 07/28/2004|
|4||07/27/2004||TRANSCRIPT DATED February 19, 2004|
|5||07/27/2004||DISK - TRA of 02-19-04 (e-mailed)|
|6||07/28/2004||RECORD ON APPEAL, w/exception of two Recorder's Logs|
|9||09/03/2004||DISK - atb|
|10||09/08/2004||Copies of page 56 for the Appellant's Appendix|
|12||10/04/2004||DISK - AEB|
|13||11/29/2004||APPEARANCES: Tom P. Slorby; Kevin J. Chapman, Sandra Wigginton|
|14||11/29/2004||ARGUED: Slorby; Chapman (Vol. Z; Page 59)|
|15||11/29/2004||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|16||02/16/2005||DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT|
|17||02/16/2005||SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning|
|18||02/16/2005||(CONCUR): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CONCUR|
|19||02/16/2005||At the direction of the court, no costs will be assessed to either party|
|20||02/18/2005||Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|22||03/14/2005||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|23||04/01/2005||Corrected Opinion Pages 3 & 7|
|24||08/31/2011||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|