Interest of K.M.G.
In the Interest of K.M.G.
K.M.G., David E. Braaten,
Guardian Ad Litem for K.M.G.,
Grand Forks County Social Service
Board, Assignee for S.J.N.,
and S.J.N., Plaintiffs and Appellees
J.G., Jr., Defendant and Appellant
Northeast Central Judicial District,
Grand Forks County
Judge Joel D. Medd
|Nature of Action:||Paternity|
|Term:||03/2000  Argument: 03/06/2000 Waived|
|ND cite:||2000 ND 50|
607 N.W.2d 248
Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Whether change of custody is appropriate when a child is given primary care by the non - Custodial parent for a period of more than six months and the living situation of the custodial parent is not condusive to a healthy living environment for the child.
A. The Court failed to consider Appellant's role as primary caregiver in its decision that this case lacked significant changes in circumstances.
B. The Court failed to consider Appellee's cohabitation with her new boyfriend and her second pregnancy in its determination that there were no significant changes in circumstances.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. There exists no basis to order a change of custody for the benefit of appellant.
A. There has been no willful and persistent denial of the Appellant's visitation
B. K.M.G.'s present environment does not endanger or impair her emotional or physical health.
C. There has been no "defacto" change of custody.
II. Continuity of the child's life warrants a denial of the appellant's motion to change custody
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|1||10/04/1999||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 09/30/1999|
|2||10/04/1999||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 09/30/1999|
|3||10/05/1999||Letter from Diane Hausmann that S.J.N. is appearing pro se|
|4||10/27/1999||RECORD ON APPEAL|
|5||11/19/1999||TRANSCRIPT DATED August 4, 1999|
|6||11/22/1999||DISK - Transcript Dated August 4, 1999|
|7||12/28/1999||APPELLANT BRIEF (corrected brief filed; see below)|
|9||12/28/1999||DISK - ATB|
|11||01/06/2000||Copies of corrected cover page and register of actions for ATA (inserted)|
|12||01/06/2000||DISK - corrected ATB|
|13||01/18/2000||corrected table of authorities & pages 1, 2, 7|
|14||01/18/2000||copies of affidavit of service|
|15||01/18/2000||DISK - corrected ATB|
|16||02/03/2000||Notice of Appearance as Attorney for Appellee S.J.N., Steven J. Simonson as of 2-3-00|
|18||02/04/2000||DISK - AEB|
|20||02/08/2000||MOTION TO SUBMIT CASE ON BRIEF (AE) (letter dated 2-07-00 from Steven Simonson)|
|21||03/01/2000||MOTION TO SUBMIT CASE ON BRIEF (AT) (letter dated 2-29-00 from Kipton Van Voorhis)|
|22||03/01/2000||ACTION BY CLERK (OA WAIVED - AT/AE). Granted|
|23||03/06/2000||APPEARANCES: submitted on brief|
|24||03/06/2000||ARGUED: Submitted on brief (Vol. W; page 233)|
|26||03/21/2000||UNANIMOUS OPINION: Neumann, William A.|
|27||03/21/2000||Costs on appeal in favor of Appellees|
|28||03/23/2000||Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|30||04/24/2000||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|31||02/08/2007||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|