Guthmiller Farms v. Guthmiller

20130156 Guthmiller Farms, LLP, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Eugene Guthmiller,
Charlene Guthmiller,
and Jeremy E. Guthmiller Defendants
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Eugene Guthmiller and
Charlene Guthmiller Appellants
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Jeremy E. Guthmiller Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Kidder County
Judge Thomas J. Schneider
Nature of Action: Real Property
Counsel:
Appellant: Thomas Myron Jackson
Appellee: Malcolm H. Brown
Appellee: Charles Thomas Edin
Appellee: Paul Jonathan Forster
Term: 11/2013   Argument: 11/18/2013  10:45am
ND cite: 2013 ND 248
NW cite: 840 N.W.2d 636

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
A. The District erred in finding that past consideration was valid consideration for an option contract.
B. The District Court erred in failing to determine that the final documents constitute a counteroffer under the law.
C. The evidence at trial did not support a finding that there was proper service of the notice to exercise the option.
D. The District Court erred in considering evidence which was not disclosed prior to the hearing

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
A.The District Erred in finding that Past Consideration was Valid Consideration for an Option Contract.
B.The District Court Erred in Failing to Determine that the Final Documents Constitute a Counteroffer Under the Law.
C.The Evidence at Trial did not Support a Finding that there was Proper Service of the Notice to Exercise the Option.
D.The District Court Erred in Considering Evidence which was Not Disclosed Prior to the Hearing.

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Docket entries:
105/21/2013 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 05/21/2013
205/21/2013 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 05/21/2013
305/30/2013 Acknowledgment of Order for Transcripts from Jane Gillig-Hoekstra
406/20/2013 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED June 19, 2013 (ENTRY NOS. 1-63)
507/10/2013 TRANSCRIPTS DATED AUGUST 6, 2012 and JANUARY 25, 2013 & C.O.S.
607/10/2013 DISK-Transcripts dated August 6, 2012 and January 25, 2013(e-mailed)
707/11/2013 ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED July 11, 2013 (ENTRY NOS. 64-65)
808/19/2013 APPELLANT BRIEF (EFB)
908/19/2013 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
1008/19/2013 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1108/19/2013 E-FILED APPENDIX
1208/22/2013 Rcv'd $25 surcharge for ATB (receipt #22033)
1308/23/2013 Rcv'd 7 copies of ATB & 6 copies of ATA from CSD
1408/28/2013 ELEC. 2nd SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED AUGUST 28, 2013 (ENTRY NOS. 66-73)
1508/30/2013 ELEC. 3rd SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED AUGUST 30, 2013 (ENTRY NOS. 74-76)
1609/16/2013 Non-compliant AEB received from (Guthmiller Farms), given 5 days to file compliant brief (sections)
1709/17/2013 Received $25 surcharge for AEB(Guthmiller Farms) (receipt #22223)
1809/18/2013 APPELLEE BRIEF (Jeremy Guthmiller)
1909/18/2013 APPELLEE APPENDIX
2009/18/2013 DISK(AEB)(e-mailed)
2109/23/2013 APPELLEE BRIEF(Guthmiller Farms)(PDF)
2209/23/2013 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
2309/25/2013 Received 7 copies of AEB back from CSD
2409/27/2013 ELEC. 4TH SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 (ENTRY NOS.77-83)
2510/07/2013 Received non-compliant RYB; sent back for corrections. (word limit)
2610/09/2013 REPLY BRIEF (PDF)
2710/09/2013 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
2810/09/2013 Rcv'd 7 copies of RYB from CSD
2910/11/2013 ELEC. 5TH SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED OCTOBER 10, 2013 (ENTRY NOS. 84-95)
3010/21/2013 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
3111/07/2013 Charles Edin, on behalf of Jeremy Guthmiller, will not be appearing for oral argument
3211/15/2013 ELEC. 6TH SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED NOVEMBER 14, 2013 (ENTRY NOS.96-99)
3311/18/2013 APPEARANCES: Thomas M. Jackson; Malcolm H. Brown; Paul Forster
3411/18/2013 ARGUED: Thomas M. Jackson; Paul Forster
3511/18/2013 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
3612/09/2013 MOTION FOR Stay by Appellants
3712/09/2013 E-FILED MOTION
3812/10/2013 Copy of September 13, 2013 district court transcript of motion to stay
3912/10/2013 Joinder & Revised Joinder in Motion for Stay by Appellee Jeremy Guthmiller
4012/13/2013 Response in Opposition to Motion for Stay of Judgment
4112/13/2013 EFILED RESPONSE
4212/19/2013 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT. Denied
4312/19/2013 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
4412/19/2013 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John
4512/19/2013 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellee
4612/20/2013 Judgment Sent to Parties
4701/22/2014 MANDATE
4801/27/2014 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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