Varty v. Varty

Docket No. 20180279
Oral Argument: Friday, January 25, 2019 11:00 AM

Docket Info

Title
Thomas D. Varty, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Kathleen A. Varty, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : DIVORCE/PROPERTY DIV./ALIMONY
Appeal From
Case No. 2011-DM-00565
Northwest Judicial District, Williams County
Joshua B. Rustad
2019 ND 49923 N.W.2d 131

Highlight

Agreements between divorcing parties are encouraged, and stipulated spousal support awards should be changed only with great reluctance.
The party seeking modification of spousal support must prove a material change in the financial circumstances of the parties warranting a change in support.
The district court must consider the relevant factors under the Ruff-Fischer guidelines in determining an award of spousal support.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
09/26/2018 APPELLANT BRIEF View
11/15/2018 APPELLEE BRIEF View
11/29/2018 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Thomas Jeffrey Corcoran - 07499
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Kaitlin Amanda DeCrescente - 08136
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Thomas E. Kalil - 06918
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Harry Malcolm Pippin - 04682

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 07/17/2018 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 07/17/2018
2 07/17/2018 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 07/20/2018
3 07/20/2018 Rec'd $125 filing fee
4 07/20/2018 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 07/20/2018 Notice served on H. Malcom Pippin and Thomas J. Corcoran
6 08/17/2018 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED MARCH 21, 2018 & C.O.S.
7 08/20/2018 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED AUGUST 17, 2018 (1-5, 8-89 & 91-103)ITEMS NOT SENT: #6, #7 & #90
8 09/26/2018 APPELLANT BRIEF View
9 09/26/2018 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
10 09/26/2018 APPELLANT APPENDIX
11 09/26/2018 E-FILED APPENDIX
12 10/01/2018 Rec'd $25 fee for ATB and $37 fee for over page limit (receipt #26620)
13 10/03/2018 Rec'd 6 copies of ATB and ATA from Central Duplicating
14 10/22/2018 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
15 10/22/2018 E-FILED MOTION
16 10/22/2018 ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK - Granted : 11/16/2018
17 11/15/2018 APPELLEE BRIEF View
18 11/15/2018 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
19 11/15/2018 APPELLEE APPENDIX
20 11/15/2018 E-FILED APPENDIX
21 11/16/2018 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to AEB (para #, NW 2nd)
22 11/23/2018 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for AEB (receipt #26742)
23 11/26/2018 Rec'd 6 copies of AEB from CSD
24 11/29/2018 REPLY BRIEF View
25 11/29/2018 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
26 12/04/2018 Rec'd 6 copies of RYB from CSD
27 12/17/2018 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
28 12/21/2018 1ST ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 20, 2018 (ENTRY NOS. 104-110)
29 12/31/2018 2ND ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 28, 2018 (ENTRY NOS. 111 - 114 )
30 01/15/2019 3RD ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 14, 2019 (ENTRY NOS. 115-119)
31 01/16/2019 4TH ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 15, 2019 (ENTRY NOS. 120 - 122)
32 01/25/2019 APPEARANCES: Thomas E. Kalil; Thomas J. Corcoran
33 01/25/2019 ARGUED: Thomas E. Kalil; Thomas J. Corcoran
34 01/25/2019 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
35 01/29/2019 5TH ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 28, 2019 (ENTRY NOS. 123-127)
36 02/21/2019 DISPOSITION
37 02/21/2019 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
38 02/21/2019 Costs taxed in favor of Appellee
39 02/25/2019 Judgment Sent to Parties
40 04/03/2019 MANDATE