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Estate of Johnson

Docket No. 20140173
Oral Argument: Thursday, December 11, 2014 2:45pm

Docket Info

Title
In the Matter of the Estate of
Jeanne H. Johnson, Deceased
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Sandra Mark, as Personal Representative
of the Estate of Jeanne H. Johnson, Petitioner and Appellee
v.
Scott Johnson, Steven D. Johnson, Respondents and Appellants
and
Stuart Johnson, Respondent and Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : PROBATE - WILLS - TRUSTS
Appeal From
Case No. 2010-PR-00207
East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Steven L. Marquart
2015 ND 110863 N.W.2d 215
Oral Argument 12/11/2014

Highlight

A personal representative has a right to take possession of the decedent's property for purposes of administration, and a personal representative's decision to take possession of estate property is conclusive against the heirs and devisees.
A personal representative, acting reasonably for the benefit of the interested persons, may lease or sell an estate's real property.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
08/11/2014 APPELLANT BRIEF & ADDENDUM View
09/10/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (Sandra Mark) View
09/10/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (Stuart Johnson) View
09/22/2014 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Michael Leonard Gust - 06468
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Christopher Michael McShane - 06207
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE David Alan Garaas - 03219

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 05/13/2014 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 05/13/2014
2 05/13/2014 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 05/13/2014
3 06/12/2014 TRANSCRIPT DATED February 28, 2104 & C.O.S. (two copies received)
4 06/12/2014 DISK-Transcript dated February 28, 2014
5 06/16/2014 MOTION FOR Order Dismissing the Appeal - RspDue : 06/27/2014
6 06/16/2014 E-FILED MOTION
7 06/13/2014 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JUNE 12, 2014 (ENTRY NOS.1-89)
8 06/14/2014 ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JUNE 13, 2014 (ENTRY NOS. 90-96)
9 06/26/2014 Response Filed - Brief, Affidavit and Appendix in Support
10 06/30/2014 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair
11 06/30/2014 TRANSCRIPT DATED October 29, 2013 & C.O.S.
12 06/30/2014 DISK - TRA dated October 29, 2013 (e-mailed)
13 07/01/2014 Reply to the Response to the Motion to Dismiss
14 07/01/2014 EFILED RESPONSE
15 07/01/2014 Motion to Dismiss To Be Heard With the Merits
16 08/11/2014 APPELLANT BRIEF & ADDENDUM View
17 08/11/2014 APPELLANT APPENDIX
18 08/11/2014 DISK-(ATB)(e-mailed)
19 08/15/2014 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to ATB & ATA (title cover page)
20 09/10/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (Sandra Mark) View
21 09/10/2014 E-FILED BRIEF
22 09/10/2014 received $25 surcharge for AEB (receipt #23025)
23 09/10/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (Stuart Johnson) View
24 09/10/2014 DISK - AEB (e-mailed)
25 09/17/2014 received 7 copies of AEB from CSD
26 09/22/2014 REPLY BRIEF View
27 09/22/2014 DISK (RYB) (CD-Rom)
28 11/10/2014 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
29 11/12/2014 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Graff, Benny A.
30 12/11/2014 APPEARANCES: David A. Garaas; Christopher M. McShane; Michael L. Gust
31 12/11/2014 ARGUED: David A. Garaas; Christopher M. McShane; Michael L. Gust
32 12/11/2014 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
33 05/01/2015 DISPOSITION
34 05/01/2015 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
35 05/01/2015 Costs taxed in favor of Appellants
36 05/01/2015 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Motion to Dismiss) - Denied
37 05/06/2015 Judgment Sent to Parties
38 05/27/2015 MANDATE
39 06/02/2015 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
40 05/12/2022 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed