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Smithberg v. Smithberg, et al.

Docket No. 20180420
Oral Argument: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:45 PM

Docket Info

Title
Ronald Smithberg, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Gary Smithberg, James Smithberg,
and Smithberg Brothers, Inc., Defendants and Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : CONTRACTS
Appeal From
Case No. 2016-CV-00042
Northwest Judicial District, Divide County
Paul W. Jacobson
2019 ND 195931 N.W.2d 211

Highlight

Courts do not strive to find irreconcilable conflicts between statutory provisions.

A district court’s decision whether to exercise its equitable powers is reviewed under the abuse of discretion standard.

Valuation of corporate interests is a question of fact subject to the clearly erroneous standard of review.

Minority discounts are allowed for purposes of gift tax valuations.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
01/22/2019 APPELLANT BRIEF View
03/07/2019 APPELLEE BRIEF View
04/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE David J. Smith - 06610
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Joel Matthew Fremstad - 05541
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Sheldon A Smith - 04062

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 11/26/2018 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 11/26/2018
2 11/30/2018 Rec'd $125 filing fee
3 12/03/2018 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 12/03/2018 Notice served on Joel M. Fremstad, Sheldon A. Smith, David J. Smith and Tyler J. Malm
5 12/10/2018 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
6 12/10/2018 E-FILED MOTION
7 12/10/2018 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 01/21/2019
8 01/21/2019 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 20, 2018 (ENTRY NOS. 1-264)
9 01/16/2019 ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 15 2019 (ENTRY NOS. 265-269)
10 01/18/2019 2ND ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 17, 2019 (ENTRY NOS. 270-272)
11 01/22/2019 APPELLANT BRIEF View
12 01/22/2019 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
13 01/22/2019 APPELLANT APPENDIX
14 01/22/2019 E-FILED APPENDIX
15 01/24/2019 Rec'd $25 surcharge for ATB (receipt #26858)
16 01/25/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of ATB and ATA from Central Duplicating
17 02/19/2019 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
18 02/19/2019 E-FILED MOTION
19 02/19/2019 MOT. EXT/TIME REPLY BRIEF
20 02/20/2019 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 03/07/2019
21 02/20/2019 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 04/01/2019
22 03/07/2019 APPELLEE BRIEF View
23 03/07/2019 Rec'd $25 surcharge for AEB (receipt #26929)
24 03/12/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
25 03/12/2019 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : VandeWalle, Gerald W.
26 03/19/2019 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
27 03/27/2019 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Neumann, William A.
28 04/01/2019 Reply Brief (non-compliant)
29 04/02/2019 3RD ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED APRIL 1, 2019 (ENTRY NOS. 273-275)
30 04/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF View
31 04/04/2019 rec'd 6 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
32 04/30/2019 APPEARANCES: Joel M. Fremstad; Sheldon A. Smith
33 04/30/2019 ARGUED: Joel M. Fremstad; Sheldon A. Smith
34 04/30/2019 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
35 07/11/2019 DISPOSITION
36 07/11/2019 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
37 07/11/2019 Costs taxed in favor of Appellant
38 07/12/2019 Judgment Sent to Parties
39 07/24/2019 PETITION FOR REHEARING View
40 07/25/2019 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to PER
41 07/30/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of PER from CSD
42 08/22/2019 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT - Denied
43 08/30/2019 MANDATE