Green v. Green
Britt Green Plaintiff and Appellant
Lucy A. Green Defendant and Appellee
Southwest Judicial District,
Judge Zane Anderson
|Nature of Action:||Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)|
|Term:||02/2009  Argument: 02/26/2009|
|ND cite:||2009 ND 162|
772 N.W.2d 612
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Whether the trial court erred by denying an evidentiary hearing on a motion for change of custody when the movant provided sufficient competent evidence to establish a prima facie case warranting an evidentiary hearing.
II. Whether the trial court erred in misapplying the law by weighing the conflicting evidence in the affidavits.
III. Whether the trial court erred in finding that a mature child's preference to live with one parent does not constitute a material change of circumstances sufficient to raise a prima facie case for change of custody, entitling the movant to an evidentiary hearing.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether the trial court erred by denying an evidentiary hearing on a motion for change of custody.
II.Whether the trial court erred in finding that the preference of a twelve-year old child to live with one parent should be considered under the best-interest standards, but is not determinative.
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|1||11/06/2008 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/04/2008|
|2||12/02/2008 RECORD ON APPEAL|
|3||12/15/2008 APPELLANT BRIEF|
|4||12/15/2008 APPELLANT APPENDIX|
|5||12/22/2008 DISK-ATB (E-MAILED)|
|6||12/23/2008 REC'D 8 COPIES EACH CORRECTED PAGES AND ATA TABLE OF CONTENTS.|
|7||01/14/2009 APPELLEE BRIEF|
|9||02/26/2009 APPEARANCES: Camille O'Kara Hann; Jennifer C. Nelson and Thomas M. Jackson|
|10||02/26/2009 ARGUED: Hann; and Nelson|
|11||02/26/2009 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|12||09/16/2009 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED|
|13||09/16/2009 SPLIT OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John|
|14||09/16/2009 (CONCURRING): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CONCUR|
|15||09/16/2009 (CONCURRING AND DISSENTING): VandeWalle, Gerald W.: CON/DIS|
|16||09/16/2009 (DISSENTING): Maring, Mary Muehlen: DISSENT|
|17||09/16/2009 Costs on Appeal taxed in favor of Appellant|
|18||09/18/2009 Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|20||10/14/2009 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|