Smith v. Martinez

20100309 Dominique L. Smith, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Angie Abigail Martinez, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Judge Joel D. Medd
Nature of Action: Child Cust & Support (Div.\other)
Counsel:
Appellant: Theodore Thomas Sandberg
Appellee: Bethany Leigh Dittus
Term: 03/2011   Argument: 03/31/2011  2:45pm
ND cite: 2011 ND 132
NW cite: 800 N.W.2d 304

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Should the district court's Memorandum Decision, Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order for Judgment, Dated July 15, 2010; and the Judgment subsequently entered on August 23, 2010, be overturned?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the District Court committed reversible error in its application and analysis of the domestic violence factor with regard to the best interests of the child as set forth in N.D.C.C.  14-09-06.2(1)(j).
II. Whether the District Court's findings of fact and conclusions of law in the best interests of the child analysis with regard to N.D.C.C.  14-09-06.2(1) are clearly erroneous and not supported by the evidence.

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Docket entries:
109/20/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 09/16/2010
209/20/2010 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 09/16/2010
309/22/2010 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 11/05/2010
411/08/2010 TRANSCRIPTS DATED 1-13-10,3-3-10(copy only, orig. is part of ROA),5-17-10,
511/08/2010 5-26-10 vol.1,5-26-10 vol.2 & COS
611/08/2010 DISK - TRA'S (e-mail) (1-13-10,3-10-10,5-17-10,5-26-10)
711/16/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL (electronic 1-118)
812/01/2010 1st Supplemental Clerk's Certificate of Record (entry no. 120)
912/20/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF
1012/28/2010 Bethany Dittus substituted for Kristen Pettit as AE counsel (notice filed 11/19/10 with dist. ct.)
1112/30/2010 Rec'd $125.00 filing fee. (receipt no. 20116)
1201/03/2011 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1301/20/2011 APPELLEE BRIEF (e-filed)
1401/20/2011 E-FILED BRIEF (AEB)
1501/24/2011 Received $25 surcharge for AEB (Receipt #20150)
1601/25/2011 Received 7 copies of AEB from CSD
1701/25/2011 Copy of Judge Medd's Order for Correction of Record dated 1-14-11 (ordered to supplement Record
1801/25/2011 with the Record in Grand Forks Co. No. 09-R-302)
1901/26/2011 DISK of ATB (CD) - corrected
2001/26/2011 Received 8 copies of page 3 for the ATB
2102/15/2011 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
2203/31/2011 APPEARANCES: Theodore T. Sandberg; Bethany L. Dittus
2303/31/2011 ARGUED: Sandberg; Dittus
2403/31/2011 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2507/13/2011 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2607/13/2011 SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2707/13/2011 (CONCURRING IN THE RESULT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CON/RES
2807/13/2011 Costs on Appeal taxed in favor of Appellant
2907/14/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
3008/09/2011 MANDATE
3108/12/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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