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Herring, et al. v. Lisbon Partners, et al.

Docket No. 20120090
Oral Argument: Thursday, June 28, 2012 2:45pm

Docket Info

Title
Richard Herring of Herring
Chiropractic Clinic, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Lisbon Partners Credit Fund, Ltd.
Partnership and Five Star Services, Defendants and Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : TORTS (NEGLIGENCE, LIAB., NUIS.)
Appeal From
Case No. 2010-CV-00177
Southeast Judicial District, Ransom County
Thomas E. Merrick
2012 ND 226823 N.W.2d 493

Highlight

The owner of a tree's trunk owns the entire tree, including branches and roots which encroach upon adjoining property.
The owner of a tree whose branches or roots encroach upon neighboring property may be liable when the encroaching branches or roots cause damage, or create imminent danger of causing damage, beyond merely casting shade or dropping leaves, flowers, or fruit.
A neighboring landowner may engage in self-help and cut back encroaching branches or roots to the property line.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
03/26/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF View
04/19/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Troy Alden Wolf - 05792
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Charlotte Louise Selland - 06926

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 02/08/2012 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 02/07/2012
2 02/08/2012 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 02/07/2012
3 02/16/2012 TRANSCRIPT DATED December 1, 2011 & C.O.S.
4 02/16/2012 DISK - TRA
5 03/06/2012 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL (ENTRY NOS.1-40)
6 03/26/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF View
7 03/26/2012 E-FILED BRIEF
8 03/26/2012 APPELLANT APPENDIX
9 03/26/2012 E-FILED APPENDIX
10 03/27/2012 Received $25 surcharge for ATB (Receipt #20942)
11 03/30/2012 Received 7 copies of ATB from CSD
12 03/30/2012 Received 6 copies of ATA from CSD
13 04/19/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF View
14 04/19/2012 DISK - aeb (e-mailed)
15 05/18/2012 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
16 05/29/2012 Request for Radio/TV Coverage Associated Press approved
17 06/28/2012 APPEARANCES: Charlotte L. Selland; Troy A. Wolf
18 06/28/2012 ARGUED: Charlotte L. Selland; Troy A. Wolf
19 06/28/2012 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
20 10/23/2012 DISPOSITION
21 10/23/2012 SPLIT OPINION : VandeWalle, Gerald W. View
22 10/23/2012 DISSENT : Crothers, Daniel John
23 10/23/2012 JOIN IN THE DISSENT : Sandstrom, Dale V.
24 10/23/2012 COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF APPELLANT
25 10/24/2012 Judgment E-Mailed to Parties
26 11/28/2012 MANDATE
27 12/05/2012 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE