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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
Oral Argument 1/25/2019

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

(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