Maynard v. McNett

20050090 Jeffery J. Maynard, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Christa M. McNett,
f/k/a Christa M. Maynard, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Wade L. Webb
Nature of Action: Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)
Counsel:
Appellant: Maring Williams Law Office
Appellee: Serkland Law Firm
Term: 09/2005   Argument: 09/07/2005  10:45am
ND cite: 2006 ND 36
NW cite: 710 N.W.2d 369

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. The trial court erred in finding that Ms. McNett met her burden of proof, and then granting her motion to move out of state.
A. Ms. McNett failed to show, by a preponderance of the evidence, the prospective advantages of the move in improving her quality of life.
B. Ms. McNett failed to show that the move was in the child's best interests.
C. The trial court did not give sufficient weight to the joint physical custody arrangement of the parties.
D. It is appropriate to deny a motion to relocate a minor child where the movant does not meet his or her burden of proof.

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Docket entries:
103/14/2005 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 03/10/2005
203/14/2005 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 03/10/2005
303/14/2005 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
403/24/2005 TRANSCRIPT DATED 8-30-04
503/24/2005 DISK - e-filed (TRA dated 8-30-04)
604/06/2005 TRANSCRIPT DATED January 4, 2005
704/07/2005 DISK - tra (1-4-05)
804/12/2005 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vol. & sep. 34(orig. transcript dated 8-30-04))(Not rec'd-11, 52, 63 (tapes))
905/10/2005 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF & Affidavit in Support
1005/10/2005 ACTION BY CLERK (10 day ext). Granted: 06/27/2005
1105/16/2005 APPELLANT BRIEF
1205/16/2005 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1305/17/2005 DISK - ATB
1405/17/2005 MOTION FOR STAY OF JUDGMENT, BRIEF; AND AFFIDAVIT OF JEFFERY J. MAYNARD
1505/18/2005 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Court declined to issue a Stay). Denied
1605/18/2005 Order Mailed to Parties
1706/27/2005 APPELLEE BRIEF
1806/28/2005 DISK - AEB (e-mailed)
1907/22/2005 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Fontaine, Laurie A.
2009/07/2005 APPEARANCES: DeAnn M. Pladson, Jeffrey J. Maynard; Maureen Holman
2109/07/2005 ARGUED: Pladson; Holman
2209/07/2005 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2302/08/2006 DISPOSITION: REVERSED
2402/08/2006 SPLIT OPINION: Sandstrom, Dale V.
2502/08/2006 (DISSENT): Kapsner, Carol Ronning: DISSENT
2602/08/2006 (DISSENT): VandeWalle, Gerald W.: DISSENT
2702/08/2006 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant
2802/08/2006 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2902/08/2006 Corrected Opinion Page (Page 9, paragraph 21; Page 10, paragraph 23)see opinion
3003/10/2006 MANDATE
3103/15/2006 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3205/09/2006 Corrected Opinion Page (Page 6, paragraph 16, line 3, & Page 10, paragraph 21, line 6)see opinion
3309/18/2012 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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