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Edison v. Edison

Docket No. 20220290
Oral Argument: Monday, January 9, 2023 9:30 AM

Docket Info

Title
Signe Ann Edison, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Jeffrey Bryce Edison, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : CHILD CUST & SUPPORT (Div.\Other)
Appeal From
Case No. 2021-DM-00118
East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Tristan Jones Van de Streek
2023 ND 141994 N.W.2d 151
Oral Argument 1/9/2023

Highlight

North Dakota law forbids sex bias in custody determinations. Between the mother and father, whether married or unmarried, there is no presumption as to which parent will better promote the best interests and welfare of the child.

An obligor is underemployed if the obligor’s gross income from earnings is significantly less than this state’s statewide average earnings for persons with similar work history and occupational qualifications.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
11/07/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
12/02/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF View
12/08/2022 AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF View
12/16/2022 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Benjamin Brian Freedman - 08670
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Michael Lee Gjesdahl - 04658
AMICUS CURIAE PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002
AMICUS CURIAE PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 09/28/2022 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 09/28/2022 View
2 09/28/2022 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (already in record) View
3 10/03/2022 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV. View
4 10/03/2022 Notice Served on Benjamin B. Freedman & Victoria Konidaris
5 10/06/2022 Proof of Service for All Transcripts Filed in Record
6 10/31/2022 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED OCTOBER 28, 2022 (ENTRY NOS. 1-64, 69-560; REC'D VIA US MAIL ITEMS View
7 10/31/2022 65-68)
8 11/01/2022 AMD ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED OCTOBER 31, 2022 (ENTRY NOS. 1-37, 39-64, 69-561; REC'D VIA US View
9 11/01/2022 MAIL 65-68)
10 11/07/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
11 11/07/2022 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
12 11/08/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of ATB from CSD
13 12/02/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF View
14 12/06/2022 MOTION TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF BY LUTZ AND ALLEN View
15 12/07/2022 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Denied
16 12/06/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB from CSD
17 12/08/2022 MOTION FOR PRO HAC VICE ADMITTANCE OF JACQUELYN LUTZ View
18 12/08/2022 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Granted : 12/08/2022
19 12/08/2022 MOTION TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF BY LUTZ AND ALLEN View
20 12/08/2022 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Granted
21 12/08/2022 AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF View
22 12/09/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of ACB from CSD
23 12/16/2022 REPLY BRIEF View
24 12/19/2022 Rec'd service document for RYB
25 12/20/2022 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
26 12/21/2022 Intent to Particpate in Oral Argument by Appellee View
27 12/22/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of RYB back from CD
28 01/09/2023 APPEARANCES: Benjamin B. Freedman; Michael L. Gjesdahl
29 01/09/2023 ARGUED: Benjamin B. Freedman; Michael L. Gjesdahl
30 01/09/2023 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
31 08/02/2023 DISPOSITION
32 08/02/2023 SPLIT OPINION : Tufte, Jerod E. View
33 08/02/2023 Concurring in Part and Dissenting in Part : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair
34 08/02/2023 Join in Concurring in Part and Dissenting in Part : Bahr, Douglas Alan
35 08/02/2023 Judgment View
36 08/02/2023 Costs on Appeal taxed in favor of Appellant
37 08/24/2023 MANDATE
38 08/30/2023 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE View
39 10/19/2023 Corrected/Substitute Opinion Page: pg 26, para 62, ln 6; lower case “c” in “court” replaced w/
40 10/19/2023 capital “C”