Strand v. Cass County

20070168 John Strand, Cass County
resident and tax payer,
and other Concerned Citizens
and tax payers, similarly
situated, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Cass County, North Dakota, a
political subdivision, Defendant and Appellee
and
the Cass County Commission, Defendant

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Mikal Simonson
Nature of Action: Other (Civil)
Counsel:
Appellant: Montgomery, Goff and Bullis
Appellant: Robert W. Harms
Appellee: Vogel Law Firm
Term: 12/2007   Argument: 12/20/2007  10:45am
ND cite: 2008 ND 149
NW cite: 753 N.W.2d 872

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the trial court abused its discretion in failing to award attorneys fees to Strand for the County's allegation that Strand's pleadings were frivolous entitling the County to attorneys fees?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
Did the trial court abuse its discretion in denying Strand's request for attorney fees based upon the County's inclusion of a request for attorney fees in its pleadings?

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Docket entries:
106/14/2007 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 06/12/2007
206/14/2007 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 06/12/2007
306/14/2007 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
406/29/2007 Acknowledgment of Order for Transcript (Brenda M. Richards)
506/29/2007 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 08/01/2007
607/26/2007 TRANSCRIPTS DATED 4/22/03 (ONLY 2 COPIES FILED), 1/20/05 & 3/6/07
707/27/2007 DISK-TRA (4/22/03 (PDF), 1/20/05 & 3/6/07)
807/27/2007 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE OF COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS
907/26/2007 RECORD ON APPEAL - includes separates, exhibits, and transcripts
1009/04/2007 APPELLANT BRIEF
1109/04/2007 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1209/12/2007 Docket sheet of the trial court record for ATA
1309/12/2007 DISK - atb (CD-ROM)
1410/08/2007 APPELLEE BRIEF
1510/15/2007 DISK - AEB
1610/15/2007 Corrected TOA and corresponding pages
1710/25/2007 REPLY BRIEF
1810/30/2007 DISK - ryb
1911/23/2007 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Schmalenberger, Allan L.
2012/10/2007 Request for Radio/TV Coverage (Dave Thompson from Prairie Public Radio approved)
2112/20/2007 APPEARANCES: Robert W. Harms, John Strand; W. Todd Haggart, Bonnie Johnson with Cass County
2212/20/2007 ARGUED: Harms; Haggart
2312/20/2007 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2407/25/2008 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2507/25/2008 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2607/25/2008 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant
2707/25/2008 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2808/18/2008 MANDATE
2908/20/2008 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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