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Big Pines v. Baker, et al.

Docket No. 20200237
Oral Argument: Friday, February 19, 2021 10:45 AM

Docket Info

Title
Big Pines, LLC, Plaintiff, Appellee,
and Cross-Appellant
v.
Biron D. Baker, M.D., and
Biron D. Baker Family Medicine PC, Defendants, Appellants,
and Cross-Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : LANDLORD/TENANT
Appeal From
Case No. 2018-CV-00351
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
William A. Herauf
2021 ND 70958 N.W.2d 480
Oral Argument 2/19/2021

Highlight

A personal guaranty allowing the guarantee to proceed directly against the guarantor without first proceeding against the principal is absolute and unconditional.

Under an absolute guaranty, the guarantor is liable to the guarantee immediately upon the default of the principal.

A decision on an award of attorney’s fees rests in the sound discretion of the district court.

The Supreme Court and the district courts possess concurrent jurisdiction to award attorney’s fees on appeal; however a preference exists that the initial determination be made by the district court.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
12/14/2020 APPELLANT BRIEF View
01/18/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
02/01/2021 REPLY BRIEF View
02/10/2021 REPLY BRIEF (Big Pines, LLC) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Mark R Western - 06181
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Grant Thomas Bakke - 09106
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE James William Martens - 06495
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Shawn Arlin Grinolds - 05407

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 09/04/2020 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 09/04/2020
2 09/04/2020 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 09/08/2020
3 09/08/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 09/08/2020 Notice served on Mark R. Western, James W. Martens, Grant T. Bakke, Shawn A. Grinolds,
5 09/08/2020 & Bradley N. Wiederholt
6 09/14/2020 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL
7 09/14/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
8 09/14/2020 Notice served on Mark R. Western, James W. Martens, Grant T. Bakke, & Shawn A. Grinolds
9 10/06/2020 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED OCTOBER 5, 2020 (ENTRY NOS. 1-257)
10 11/02/2020 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED JULY 27, 2020
11 11/02/2020 Certificate of Service for Transcript
12 12/14/2020 APPELLANT BRIEF View
13 12/14/2020 APPELLANT APPENDIX
14 12/14/2020 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
15 12/16/2020 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to ATB
16 12/16/2020 Rec'd C.O.S. for ATA
17 12/18/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of ATB & 4 copies of ATA from CSD
18 12/21/2020 Rec'd $74 e-filing surcharge for ATA (receipt #27892)
19 01/12/2021 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
20 01/13/2021 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 01/22/2021
21 01/18/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
22 01/18/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
23 01/18/2021 APPELLEE APPENDIX
24 01/20/2021 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
25 01/22/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of AEB from CD
26 01/22/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of AEA from CD
27 02/01/2021 REPLY BRIEF View
28 02/03/2021 rec'd 5 copies of RYB from CSD
29 02/10/2021 REPLY BRIEF (Big Pines, LLC) View
30 02/10/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of RYB from CSD
31 02/19/2021 APPEARANCES: Mark R. Western/James W. Martens/Grant T. Bakke
32 02/19/2021 ARGUED: Mark R. Western/Grant T. Bakke
33 02/19/2021 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
34 04/20/2021 DISPOSITION (AND REMANDED)
35 04/20/2021 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
36 04/20/2021 COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF APPELLEE
37 04/21/2021 Judgment
38 04/28/2021 Corrected/Substitute Opinion Page (page 1, paragraph 2, line 9 of the block quote "attorneys'"added
39 04/28/2021 before "fees", now reads "all costs and attorneys’ fees"
40 05/13/2021 MANDATE
41 06/08/2021 Corrected Opinion Page (Corrected (Haw. Ct. App. 1998) to (Haw. Ct. App. 1985) in paragraph 11)