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Black Stone Minerals Co., et al. v. Brokaw, et al.

Docket No. 20160286
Oral Argument: Monday, February 13, 2017 9:00 AM

Docket Info

Title
Black Stone Minerals Company, L.P. and
The Hamill Foundation, Plaintiffs
and
Missouri River Royalty Corporation and Bauer
Family LLP, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Kate Sarah Brokaw, Gordon Brokaw as Personal
Representative of the Estate of Evelyn Brokaw,
Gordon Brokaw as Trustee of the Testamentary
Trust U/W of Evelyn G. Brokaw FBO Jacob Gordon
Brokaw, Gordon Brokaw as Trustee of the
Testamentary Trust U/W of Evelyn G. Brokaw FBO
Emily Sue Brokaw, Kristen Jones, Steven Irgens,
James Scott Brokaw, Ryan Kyle Brokaw, Brett
Christopher Brokaw, Gordon D. Brokaw, Linda B.
Irgens, Martha Brokaw, Lyman G. Brokaw, and all
other persons unknown claiming any estate of
interest in or lien or encumbrance upon, the
real estate described in the complaint, Defendants and Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : OIL, GAS AND MINERALS
Appeal From
Case No. 2015-CV-01217
Northwest Judicial District, Williams County
Joshua B. Rustad
2017 ND 110893 N.W.2d 498
Oral Argument 2/13/2017

Highlight

A state court judgment can vest title to real property in any party, and such judgment has the effect of a conveyance.
Property interest owned by tenants in common is presumed to be equal, though parties may rebut this presumption with competent evidence.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
09/30/2016 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
11/22/2016 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
12/06/2016 REPLY BRIEF (PDF) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Aaron James Weber - 07844
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Jannelle R.S. Combs - 05600
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Dennis Edward Johnson - 03671
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Ariston Edward Johnson - 06366

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 08/15/2016 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 08/15/2016
2 08/16/2016 Received $125 filing fee
3 08/16/2016 MOTION FOR REMAND
4 08/16/2016 E-FILED MOTION
5 08/17/2016 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted
6 08/17/2016 ORDER OF REMAND
7 08/17/2016 Order Sent to Parties
8 08/17/2016 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
9 08/17/2016 Notice served on Jannelle R.S. Combs, Ariston E. Johnson, Aaron Weber, & Dennis E. Johnson
10 09/20/2016 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
11 09/20/2016 E-FILED MOTION
12 09/20/2016 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 09/30/2016
13 09/30/2016 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
14 09/30/2016 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
15 09/30/2016 APPELLANT APPENDIX
16 09/30/2016 E-FILED APPENDIX
17 10/03/2016 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for ATB (receipt #24835)
18 10/05/2016 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB & 6 copies of ATA from CSD
19 10/11/2016 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED OCTOBER 10, 2016 (ENTRY NOS.103) (AFTER REMAND)
20 10/24/2016 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
21 10/24/2016 E-FILED MOTION
22 10/25/2016 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 11/30/2016
23 10/25/2016 Additional information regarding motion for extension of time for the Appellees' brief received
24 11/22/2016 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) View
25 11/22/2016 E-FILED BRIEF
26 11/22/2016 APPELLEE APPENDIX
27 11/22/2016 E-FILED APPENDIX
28 11/28/2016 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to AEB & AEA (title)
29 11/25/2016 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for AEB (receipt #24923)
30 12/01/2016 Rec'd 7 copies of AEB & 6 copies of AEA from CSD
31 12/06/2016 REPLY BRIEF (PDF) View
32 12/06/2016 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
33 12/13/2016 Rec'd 7 copies of RYB from CSD
34 01/25/2017 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
35 02/13/2017 APPEARANCES: Jannelle R.S. Combs; Ariston E. Johnson; Aaron Weber
36 02/13/2017 ARGUED: Jannelle R.S. Combs; Aaron Weber
37 02/13/2017 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
38 04/25/2017 DISPOSITION (AND REMANDED)
39 04/25/2017 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Tufte, Jerod E. View
40 04/25/2017 Costs taxed in favor of Appellees
41 04/26/2017 Judgment Sent to Parties
42 05/18/2017 MANDATE