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Melaas v. Diamond Resorts U.S. Collection Development

Docket No. 20200055
Oral Argument: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:45 PM

Docket Info

Title
Kathleen Melaas, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Diamond Resorts U.S. Collection Development, LLC, Defendant and Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : CONTRACTS
Appeal From
Case No. 2019-CV-02755
East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Thomas R. Olson
2021 ND 1953 N.W.2d 623
Oral Argument 9/1/2020

Highlight

An order compelling arbitration and dismissing the action is appealable.

A party’s claim that they lacked the capacity to contract, which challenges the existence of the contract, must be decided by the court before arbitration can be ordered under an arbitration provision contained in the contract.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
04/23/2020 APPELLANT BRIEF View
06/09/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF View
06/23/2020 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Joseph A Wetch - 05788
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Joshua Allen Swanson - 06788

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 02/26/2020 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 02/26/2020
2 02/26/2020 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 03/04/2020
3 03/02/2020 Rec'd $125.00 filing fee (receipt #27530)
4 03/04/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 03/04/2020 Notice Served on Joshua A. Swanson and Joseph A. Wetch
6 03/16/2020 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED DECEMBER 20, 2019
7 03/16/2020 TRANSCRIPT C.O.S
8 04/01/2020 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED MARCH 30, 2020 (ENTRY NOS.1-40)
9 04/23/2020 APPELLANT BRIEF View
10 04/23/2020 APPELLANT APPENDIX
11 04/23/2020 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
12 04/27/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of ATB and ATA from CSD
13 05/01/2020 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice and Declaration in Support of Motion of Matthew D. Lamb
14 05/04/2020 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted
15 05/20/2020 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
16 05/20/2020 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 06/09/2020
17 06/09/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF View
18 06/12/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of AEB from CSD
19 06/23/2020 REPLY BRIEF View
20 06/25/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
21 08/12/2020 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
22 09/01/2020 APPEARANCES: Joshua A. Swanson; Joseph A. Wetch; Matthew D. Lamb
23 09/01/2020 ARGUED: Joshua A. Swanson; Matthew D. Lamb
24 09/01/2020 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
25 01/12/2021 DISPOSITION
26 01/12/2021 UNANIMOUS OPINION : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair View
27 01/12/2021 CONCUR IN THE RESULT : VandeWalle, Gerald W.
28 01/12/2021 COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF APPELLANT
29 01/14/2021 Judgment
30 02/04/2021 MANDATE