Howard v. Trotter

20120221 Ralph Howard and Patricia Howard, Plaintiffs and Appellees
v.
William K. Trotter and Carla K.
Trotter, Kevin Buehner and Cheryl
Buehner, and Cody Buehner, Defendants
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William K. Trotter and Carla K.
Trotter, Kevin Buehner and Cheryl
Buehner, Appellants

Appeal from: District Court, Southwest Judicial District, Dunn County
Judge Zane Anderson
Nature of Action: Real Property
Counsel:
Appellant: Michael J. Maus
Appellee: Charles R. Isakson
Term: 11/2012   Argument: 11/08/2012  10:00am
ND cite: 2012 ND 258
NW cite: 825 N.W.2d 857

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Did the trial court err in finding the Trotter Road to be a public road?
2. Did the trial court err in finding that Howards have a prescriptive right of access across the Trotter Road?
3. Did the trial court err in awarding damages to Plaintiffs?


Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Did the Trial Court err in finding the Trotter Road was laid out and used as a public road?
2. Did the Trial Court err in finding that the Howards had established prescriptive easement rights for use of the Trotter Road?
3. Did the Trial Court err in awarding compensatory damages to the Howards?

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Docket entries:
105/01/2012 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 04/27/2012
205/01/2012 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 04/27/2012
305/30/2012 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED 05/29/2012(ENTRY NOS.1-121)
406/11/2012 MOT. EXT/TIME TRANSCRIPT
506/11/2012 ACTION BY TRIAL COURT. Granted: 07/26/2012
607/26/2012 TRANSCRIPTS DATED MARCH 8, 2012, AND MARCH 9, 2012, & C.O.S.
707/26/2012 DISK-tra (3/8/12 & 3/9/12) e-mailed
808/31/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF
908/31/2012 E-FILED BRIEF
1008/31/2012 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1108/31/2012 E-FILED APPENDIX
1209/04/2012 Rec'd $25 surcharge for ATB (Receipt #21484)
1309/07/2012 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB from CSD
1409/07/2012 Rec'd 6 copies of ATA from CSD
1510/01/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF
1610/01/2012 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1710/01/2012 DISK - aeb (e-mailed)
1810/18/2012 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
1911/08/2012 APPEARANCES: Michael Maus/Charles Isakson
2011/08/2012 ARGUED: Maus/Isakson
2111/08/2012 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2212/18/2012 DISPOSITION (AND REMANDED): AFFIRMED
2312/18/2012 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2412/18/2012 COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF APPELLEE
2512/19/2012 Judgment Sent to Parties
2601/25/2013 MANDATE
2701/31/2013 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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