Ebach v. Ebach
Lana K. Ebach, Plaintiff and Appellee
Donald M. Ebach, Defendant and Appellant
South Central Judicial District,
Judge Bruce A. Romanick
|Nature of Action:||Divorce/Property Div./Alimony|
|Term:||03/2005  Argument: 03/03/2005 10:45am|
|ND cite:||2005 ND 123|
700 N.W.2d 684
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Can spousal support be reduced, where a payor retires before age 65, if the retirement provides the payee spouse with substantially more monthly income than she had before the retirement?
II.Are payments received from a retirement account considered income?
III.When the totality of the circumstances involved in donald's motion to reduce spousal support are considered, should donald be allowed a reduction in his $750 per month spousal support?
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. What analysis should the Court apply in determining whether a voluntary early retirement constitutes a material change of circumstances to justify a reduction in spousal support?
2. Did the trial court clearly err in determining there was not a change in circumstances?
3. Did the trial court properly deny redistribution of Otter Tail retirement benefits without a showing under Rule 60(b), N.D.R.Civ.P.?
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|1||11/03/2004||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/01/2004|
|2||11/03/2004||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Lisa Soma): 11/01/2004|
|3||11/30/2004||RECORD ON APPEAL, not forwarded with the record were Nos. 12 (Property & Debt Listing filed by FAX|
|4||11/30/2004||PL Exhibit), 11 (PL Exhibits 1 thru 16 and 19 & 20; DEF 17 & 21))|
|5||12/02/2004||TRANSCRIPT DATED September 27, 2004|
|6||12/02/2004||DISK - TRA of 9-27-04|
|9||01/04/2005||Corrected TOA & page 10 for ATB|
|10||01/04/2005||DISK - atb|
|12||01/27/2005||Affidavit of Service by Mail|
|13||01/27/2005||DISK - Appellee's Brief|
|14||03/03/2005||APPEARANCES: Benjamin C. Pulkrabek, Donald M.Ebach; Patricia E. Garrity, Lana K. Ebach|
|15||03/03/2005||ARGUED: Pulkrabek; Garrity (Vol. Z; Page 94)|
|16||03/03/2005||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|17||07/13/2005||DISPOSITION (and Remanded): AFFIRMED|
|18||07/13/2005||SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning|
|19||07/13/2005||CONCURRING: VandeWalle, Gerald W.: CONCUR|
|20||07/13/2005||CONCUR/JOIN: Sandstrom, Dale V.: JN/CON|
|21||07/13/2005||Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellant|
|22||07/14/2005||Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|24||08/08/2005||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|25||12/05/2011||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|