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Smestad v. Harris

Docket No. 20100216
Oral Argument: Monday, February 28, 2011 11:00am

Docket Info

Title
Linda A. Smestad, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Bruce G. Harris, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : DEBTOR/CREDITOR
Appeal From
Case No. 09-C-00648
South Central Judicial District, Morton County
Robert O. Wefald
2011 ND 91796 N.W.2d 662
Oral Argument 2/28/2011

Highlight

Failure to adequately brief arguments on appeal precludes relief on those issues.
The district court is the best credibility evaluator in cases of conflicting testimony.
If the aggregate amount of a series of loans is $25,000 or more, an oral agreement for the loans is unenforceable.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
12/14/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF View
01/12/2011 APPELLEE BRIEF View
01/23/2011 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Charles R Isakson - 03403
APPELLANT PRO SE Bruce G. Harris

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 07/08/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 07/06/2010
2 07/08/2010 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 07/06/2010
3 07/08/2010 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
4 07/08/2010 NO ACTION TAKEN (Mot/Ext/ATB)
5 07/08/2010 Petition In Forma Pauperis to Waive Filing Fee
6 07/13/2010 Additional information regarding the Petition In Forma Pauperis received
7 07/22/2010 ACTION BY CLERK (waived filing fee) - Granted
8 07/28/2010 Notice from Betsy Johnson that preparation of the transcript is suspended for failure to pay
9 07/28/2010 Reset due date of Appellant's Brief - Transcript preparation suspended
10 08/10/2010 Preparation of Transcript Resumed from Court Reporter Betsy Johnson dated 10-9-10
11 08/09/2010 MOT. EXT/TIME TRANSCRIPT
12 08/19/2010 ACTION BY TRIAL COURT (MTR) - Granted : 10/04/2010
13 10/04/2010 TRANSCRIPTS DATED 04-19-10 & 04-20-10 (2 volumes) & C.O.S.
14 10/04/2010 DISK - TRA's (e-mail) 04-19-10 & 04-20-10 (2 volumes)
15 10/13/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL and separates (nos. 26 & 27)
16 10/14/2010 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
17 10/15/2010 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 12/13/2010
18 12/14/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF View
19 12/14/2010 DISK - atb (E-MAILED)
20 12/14/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX
21 12/15/2010 1st Supplemental Clerk's Certificate of Record (entry nos. 62-65)
22 01/12/2011 APPELLEE BRIEF View
23 01/12/2011 DISK - aeb (e-mailed)
24 01/19/2011 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
25 01/23/2011 REPLY BRIEF View
26 01/24/2011 Rec'd 7 copies of RYB.
27 01/24/2011 DISK - RYB (e-mail)
28 01/25/2011 Rec'd corrected RYB electronic copy. (e-mail)
29 01/27/2011 Rec'd RYB corrections.
30 02/28/2011 APPEARANCES: Bruce G. Harris; Charles R. Isakson
31 02/28/2011 ARGUED: Bruce G. Harris; Charles R. Isakson
32 02/28/2011 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
33 05/11/2011 DISPOSITION (and Remanded)
34 05/11/2011 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
35 05/11/2011 At the Court's direction, no costs will be taxed in this appeal
36 05/12/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
37 06/07/2011 MANDATE
38 06/17/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
39 09/12/2011 Copy of Notice of Entry of Judgment & Opinion venued in Morton County