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|
|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|
|7||09/02/2004 APPELLANT BRIEF|
|8||09/02/2004 APPELLANT APPENDIX|
|9||09/03/2004 DISK - atb|
|10||09/08/2004 Copies of page 56 for the Appellant's Appendix|
|11||10/01/2004 APPELLEE BRIEF|
|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|