First International Bank & Trust v. Peterson

20100280 First International Bank & Trust, Plaintiff
and
Village Homes at Harwood Groves, LLC
a/k/a Village Homes at Harwood Groves
Condominium Association, Danovic Properties,
LLC, Marland Hoff, Virginia Hoff, Adams
Development Corporation, Duane Rogne, Daniel
Shelstad, Gary Cornforth Revocable Living Trust,
Gerald Hendricks, Jane Hendricks, Rogne Family,
LLP, Ralph Peterson, Gwen Peterson, Robert Norwood,
Richard Ripplinger, Jean Ripplinger, First
International Bank & Trust, Arlan Anderson,
Abner Selvig, John Volkerding and Molly Volkerding,
David Halvorson, Valerie Halvorson, West Park II
Investements, LLC and Ramsey National Bank &
Trust as Trustee of the Daniel E.
Shelstad IRA, Intervener Plaintiffs and Appellees
v.
D.Duane Peterson, MID AM Group, LLC,
a North Dakota Limited Liability Company,
and MID AM Group Realty, Defendants and Appellants
and
Auto-Owners Insurance Co. Defendant

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge John Charles Irby
Nature of Action: Insurance
Counsel:
Appellant: Paul A. Sortland
Appellee: Stephannie Nicole Stiel
Term: 12/2010   Argument: 12/06/2010  11:00am
ND cite: 2011 ND 87
NW cite: 797 N.W.2d 316

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Whether Interveners, which took through the Bank, are entitled to any of the insurance proceeds?
2. Whether Intervener, Village Homes at Harwood Groves, LLC, has standing to sue?
3. Whether the attorney's lien filed by counsel for Appellants meets the statutory requirements and should be effective?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1.Whether the district court erred in concluding that Village Homes at Harwood Groves, LLC a/k/a Village Homes at Harwood Groves Condominium Association ("Association") is entitled to the insurance proceeds representing damages to the Village Homes at Harwood Groves Condominiums ("Village Homes").
2.Whether the district court erred in concluding that the Association and Village Homes' unit owners ("Unit Owners") have standing to enforce the Declaration, Bylaws and Covenants and Restrictions ("Condominium Documents") for Village Homes.
3.Whether the district court erred in releasing the attorney's lien.

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Docket entries:
108/31/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 08/27/2010
209/27/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL (electronic)
310/06/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF (e-filed) (PDF)
410/06/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (ATB) (PDF)
510/06/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX (e-filed)
610/06/2010 E-FILED APPENDIX (ATA)
710/08/2010 Receipt $26.50 for surcharge of ATB & ATA (Receipt #20003)
810/11/2010 Received 7 copies of ATB from CSD
910/11/2010 Received 6 copies of ATA from CSD
1011/02/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF (e-filed) PDF
1111/02/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (AEB) PDF
1211/02/2010 APPELLEE APPENDIX (e-filed) PDF
1311/02/2010 E-FILED APPENDIX (AEA) PDF
1411/03/2010 Received $25 e-filing surcharge for AEB (Reciept #20040)
1511/04/2010 RECEIVED 7 COPIES OF AEB FROM CENTRAL DUPLICATING.
1611/04/2010 RECEIVED 6 COPIES OF AEA FROM CENTRAL DUPLICATING.
1711/15/2010 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
1811/16/2010 REPLY BRIEF (electronic)
1911/16/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (RYB)
2011/17/2010 Rec'd 7 copies of RYB back from Central Duplicating.
2112/06/2010 APPEARANCES: Paul A. Sortland; Stephannie N. Stiel
2212/06/2010 ARGUED: Paul A. Sortland; Stephannie N. Stiel
2312/06/2010 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2405/11/2011 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2505/11/2011 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John
2605/11/2011 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellees
2705/12/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
2806/07/2011 MANDATE

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