Matter of C.J.S.
In the Matter of C.J.S. for Name Change
Rozalyn Rinde, Petitioner and Appellee
Glenn Stegman, Respondent and Appellant
Northeast Judicial District,
Judge Donovan John Foughty
|Nature of Action:||Other (Civil)|
|Term:||03/2013  Argument: 03/07/2013 Waived|
|ND cite:||2013 ND 45|
832 N.W.2d 334
Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
1.Whether or not the district court made a clearly erroneous decision by changing the name of a minor child without making a finding of fact that there was a proper and reasonable cause for proposed name change , and that name change was in the best interest of the child.
2.Whether or not the district court abused it's discretion by changing the name of a minor child without making a finding of fact that there was proper and reasonable cause for the poroposed name change, and that name change was in the best interest of the child.
3.Whether the instructions given in the notice of hearing were too confusing, or vauge, for the appellant to understand what needed to be done to appear telephonically.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1.There was proper and reasonable cause to change the child's surname.
2.The Notice of Hearing was neither vague nor ambiguous and gave instructions as to how Stegman could appear telephonically.
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|1||10/04/2012||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 10/01/2012|
|2||10/04/2012||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 10/01/2012|
|3||10/10/2012||Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis|
|4||10/10/2012||ACTION BY CLERK (filing fee is waived). Granted|
|5||11/01/2012||ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED October 31, 2012 (ENTRY NOS.1-29)|
|6||11/02/2012||Transcript preparation suspended per Court Reporter Stittsworth's letter dated 10-18-12|
|7||11/02/2012||E-mail from Wendy Stittsworth advising preparation of transcript has resumed|
|8||11/02/2012||Letter from Glenn Stegman dated 10-31-12 re: due date for ATB|
|9||11/13/2012||TRANSCRIPT DATED September 11, 2012 & C.O.S.|
|10||11/16/2012||Corrected TRANSCRIPT DATED September 11, 2012 & C.O.S.|
|11||11/16/2012||DISK - tra (9/11/12)|
|14||01/08/2013||Received 8 cc of NOA for ATA|
|15||01/08/2013||DISK NONCOMPLIANCE - for ATB|
|20||01/24/2013||Rcv'd $25 surcharge for AEB & AEA (Receipt #21668)|
|21||02/01/2013||Rcv'd nonsubstantive corrections to aea? (title, pg brks, margins)|
|22||02/05/2013||Received 7 copies of AEB from CSD|
|23||02/05/2013||Received 6 copies of AEA from CSD|
|24||02/06/2013||REQUEST TO WAIVE ORAL ARGUMENT BY APPELLEE|
|27||02/07/2013||DISK NONCOMPLIANCE (scanned)|
|28||02/08/2013||Letter dated 2/6/13 that Appellant will not be transported for oral argument|
|29||02/13/2013||NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT|
|30||02/18/2013||ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (REQUEST TO WAIVE ORAL ARGUMENT BY APPELLEE). Granted|
|31||03/07/2013||APPEARANCES: Appellant waived under N.D.R.App.P. (e) and for Appellee under N.D.R.App.P. (f)|
|33||04/04/2013||DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED BY SUMMARY DISP.|
|34||04/04/2013||UNANIMOUS OPINION: Per Curiam|
|35||04/04/2013||Costs taxed in favor of Appellee|