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Broten, et al. v. Broten

Docket No. 20140177
Oral Argument: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 1:30pm

Docket Info

Title
Louise Broten and Linda Schuler, in their
individual capacities and as co-Personal
Representatives of the Estate of Helen
Broten, deceased, Plaintiffs and Appellees
v.
James Broten, in his individual capacity and
as Personal Representative of the Estate
of Olaf Broten, deceased, Defendant and Appellant

Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : REAL PROPERTY
Appeal From
Case No. 2011-CV-00042
Southeast Judicial District, Barnes County
Jay A. Schmitz
2015 ND 127863 N.W.2d 902
Oral Argument 1/13/2015

Highlight

Judicial estoppel is a doctrine designed to protect the integrity of the judicial process by prohibiting a party from assuming inconsistent or contradictory positions during the course of litigation..
Election of remedies is applied when there are two or more remedies, inconsistency between the remedies, and a choice of one remedy
A trial court may postpone the election of remedies until final judgment is entered.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
10/03/2014 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
11/05/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
11/18/2014 REPLY BRIEF (PDF) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE David J. Smith - 06610
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Douglas William Murch - 05983

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 05/15/2014 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 05/07/2014
2 05/15/2014 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 05/07/2014
3 05/19/2014 ACKNOWLEDGMENT FOR ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (BRENDA RICHARDS, COURT REPORTER)
4 06/06/2014 ELEC. ROA DATED JUNE 6, 2014 (ENTRY NOS.1-18, 21-30, 32-187) Not rec'd 19-20-deleted, 31-CD
5 06/18/2014 TRANSCRIPTS DATED June 17, 2013, June 18, 2013, & November 27, 2013 & C.O.S.
6 06/19/2014 DISK of TRAs dated 6-17-13, 6-18-13, & 11-27-13
7 06/30/2014 Stipulation and Motion for Limited and Temporary Remand
8 06/30/2014 E-FILED MOTION
9 07/02/2014 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Denied
10 07/02/2014 ORDER OF REMAND
11 07/02/2014 Briefing schedule STAYED PENDING remand
12 07/03/2014 Order of Remand Sent to Parties
13 08/27/2014 2nd Notice of Appeal filed in the trial court on August 27, 2014
14 09/04/2014 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF (Sua Sponte due to Remand)
15 09/04/2014 ACTION BY CLERK (Sua Sponte due to Remand) - Granted : 10/06/2014
16 10/03/2014 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
17 10/03/2014 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
18 10/03/2014 APPELLANT APPENDIX
19 10/03/2014 E-FILED APPENDIX
20 10/06/2014 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for ATB & $7.50 surcharge for ATA. (Receipt 23054/23055)
21 10/06/2014 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED OCTOBER 6, 2014 (ENTRY NOS.1-18. 21-30, & 32-203)
22 10/06/2014 ITEMS NOT SENT: #19-20 & #31-DISC
23 10/07/2014 Rec'd non-substantive corrections for ATB (TOC & TOA paragraphing)
24 10/08/2014 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB & 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating
25 11/05/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
26 11/05/2014 E-FILED BRIEF
27 11/06/2014 RECEIVED $25 SURCHARGE FOR AEB (RECEIPT #23258)
28 11/10/2014 Received 7 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
29 11/18/2014 REPLY BRIEF (PDF) View
30 11/18/2014 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
31 11/21/2014 Rcv'd corrections to RYB (over word limit)
32 11/24/2014 Received 7 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
33 12/15/2014 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
34 01/13/2015 APPEARANCES: Douglas W. Murch; David J. Smith
35 01/13/2015 ARGUED: Douglas W. Murch; David J. Smith
36 01/13/2015 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
37 05/27/2015 DISPOSITION (Affirmed and remanded)
38 05/27/2015 UNANIMOUS OPINION : VandeWalle, Gerald W. View
39 05/27/2015 Costs awarded in favor of the Appellees
40 05/28/2015 Judgment Sent to Parties
41 06/23/2015 MANDATE
42 07/01/2015 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
43 03/08/2017 Corrected Opinion Page, correcting title for Plaintiffs/Appellees to include and as co-Personal