Nelson, et al. v. Nelson, et al.

Docket No. 20180421
Oral Argument: Monday, June 24, 2019 1:30 PM

Docket Info

Title
Steven Nelson, individually, and in the right
of and for the benefit of J & S Nelson Farms, LLP, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
James Nelson, Brian Nelson, David Nelson, and
J & S Nelson Farms, LLP, Defendants and Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : OTHER (Civil)
Appeal From
Case No. 2015-CV-01513
Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
John A. Thelen
2019 ND 221

Highlight

A district court has broad discretion to impose sanctions for discovery abuses, including striking pleadings or dismissing claims.
The district court has inherent authority to award attorney’s fees as a sanction for a litigant’s misconduct.
The district court’s valuation of a partnership that is within the range of evidence presented to the court is not clearly erroneous.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
04/17/2019 APPELLANT BRIEF View
05/17/2019 APPELLEE BRIEF View
06/14/2019 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE David C Thompson - 03921
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Patrick John Sinner - 08345
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE DeWayne Alan Johnston - 05763
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Kip M Kaler - 03757

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 11/26/2018 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 11/26/2018
2 11/26/2018 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 12/07/2018
3 12/06/2018 Rec'd $125 filing fee
4 12/07/2018 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 12/07/2018 Notice served on DeWayne A. Johnston, Kp M. Kaler and Patrick J. Sinner
6 12/13/2018 ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT BY MICHELLE BREDEMEIER
7 12/27/2018 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 26. 2018 (ENTRY NOS. 1 - 630)
8 01/14/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED DECEMBER 28, 2015 & C.O.S.
9 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED NOVEMBER 23, 2015 & C.O.S.
10 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED OCTOBER 18, 2017 & C.O.S.
11 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 4/28/16
12 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 6/23/16
13 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 10/27/16
14 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 11/7/16
15 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 3/8/17
16 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 7/14/17
17 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 7/31/17
18 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 8/21/17
19 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 9/18/17
20 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 10/11/17
21 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 11/6/17
22 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 11/7/17
23 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 11/8/17
24 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 11/9/17
25 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS DATED 8/13/18
26 02/05/2019 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS C.O.S.
27 03/06/2019 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
28 03/06/2019 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 04/01/2019
29 03/28/2019 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
30 04/05/2019 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 04/05/2019
31 04/05/2019 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
32 04/05/2019 ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK - Granted : 04/17/2019
33 04/16/2019 MOTION FOR Deferred Filing of the Appellant's Appendix
34 04/17/2019 ACTION BY CLERK (AX due 14 days after service of AEB) - Granted
35 04/17/2019 MOTION FOR extension of word limits for Appellant's brief
36 04/17/2019 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (1,600 additional words) - Granted
37 04/17/2019 APPELLANT BRIEF View
38 04/22/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of ATB back from Central Duplicating
39 04/22/2019 Rec'd $25 filing fee for ATB (receipt #27022)
40 05/17/2019 APPELLEE BRIEF View
41 05/22/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
42 05/22/2019 Rec'd proof of service from AEB on all parties
43 05/22/2019 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
44 05/23/2019 Rec'd $25 surcharge for AEB (receipt #27083)
45 06/03/2019 MOT. EXT/TIME REPLY BRIEF and Appendix
46 06/03/2019 Response Filed to MOT. EXT/TIME REPLY BRIEF and Appendix
47 06/04/2019 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Granted : 06/14/2019
48 06/14/2019 REPLY BRIEF View
49 06/14/2019 APPELLANT APPENDIX
50 06/17/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
51 06/20/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating
52 06/20/2019 Rec'd $1527.00 surcharge for Appellant's Appendix (Receipt No 27117)
53 06/24/2019 APPEARANCES: DeWayne A. Johnston; David C. Thompson; Kip M. Kaler; Patrick J. Sinner
54 06/24/2019 ARGUED: DeWayne A. Johnston; Patrick J. Sinner
55 06/24/2019 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
56 08/22/2019 DISPOSITION
57 08/22/2019 UNANIMOUS OPINION : VandeWalle, Gerald W. View
58 08/22/2019 By Order of the Court, costs to neither party