Pearson v. Pearson

20080299 Robert Scott Pearson, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Lois Elaine Pearson, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Judge Lawrence E. Jahnke
Nature of Action: Divorce/Property Div./Alimony
Counsel:
Appellant: Patti Jo Jensen
Appellee: Alexander F. Reichert
Term: 04/2009   Argument: 04/14/2009  3:00pm
ND cite: 2009 ND 154
NW cite: 771 N.W.2d 288

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether the District Court erred by misapplying the Ruff-Fischer factors to the parties' circumstances, thereby failing to award the defendant permanent spousal support.
II.Whether the District Court erred by not awarding permanent spousal support after Lois requested permanent spousal support and Scott agreed that Lois would require long term support.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1.Whether the District Court correctly applied the Ruff-Fischer factors to the circumstances of the parties.
2.Whether the District Court correctly awarded rehabilitative spousal support to Ms. Pearson.

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Docket entries:
111/17/2008 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/13/2008
211/17/2008 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 11/13/2008
311/20/2008 Acknowledgment of OTR & Request for RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL from Court Reporter Karen Aamodt: 01/02/2009
412/09/2008 TRANSCRIPT DATED 9/17/08
512/11/2008 DISK-TRA (9/17/08)
612/11/2008 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE OF COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS.
712/11/2008 RECORD ON APPEAL & SEPARATES (ENTRY NOS. 74-88). NOT REC'D WERE ENTRY NOS. 25, 52, 53, 61 & 72).
801/13/2009 APPELLANT BRIEF
901/13/2009 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1001/14/2009 DISK-ATB (E-MAILED)
1101/21/2009 Received copies of corrected Table of Authorities and pages for Appellant Brief
1202/13/2009 APPELLEE BRIEF (e-filed) (PDF)
1302/17/2009 E-FILED BRIEF (aeb) (pdf)
1402/18/2009 Received $25 surcharge for AEB (Receipt # 18731)
1502/19/2009 Received 7 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating.
1603/30/2009 Due to extreme weather in southern N.D., oral argument continued to April
1704/14/2009 APPEARANCES: Patti J. Jensen and Lois Pearson/Alexander F. Reichert
1804/14/2009 ARGUED: Jensen/Reichert
1904/14/2009 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2008/18/2009 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED IN PT AND REMANDED
2108/18/2009 SPLIT OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John
2208/18/2009 (DISSENT): Maring, Mary Muehlen: DISSENT
2308/18/2009 (DISSENT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: DISSENT
2408/18/2009 Neither party to recover costs and disbursements on this appeal
2508/19/2009 Judgment e-mailed to Parties
2609/10/2009 MANDATE
2709/16/2009 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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