Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto

Search Database
Recent Cases
Cases By Subject
Report A Case
Search Directory
By State & City
Add A
Lawyer Listing
Recent Listings
By States & City
Add A Basic
Reporter Listing
Recent Listings
Search Directory
By State & Expertise
Add A Basic
Expert Witness
The Store
Recent Listings
Add A Basic
Classified Ad
County Seats
State Links
About MoreLaw
Contact MoreLaw
Divorce Law
Emily E. Dickson a/k/a Emily E. Dial v. Donald M. Dickson

The mother, Emily E. Dickson n/k/a Emily E. Dial, appeals a post-judgment order
designating the school of the parties’ minor child and placing him in the care of the father,
Donald M. Dickson, on school nights. We reverse and remand for further proceedings.1
1 We reject the mother’s argument that she was denied due process without
comment. See N.C. v. Anderson, 882 So. 2d 990, 993 ... More...
   $0 (07-17-2015 - FL)


This case involves a dispute over a road located on real property owned
by David and Roxie Niemi in Fredlund Township, Perkins County, South Dakota.
For the last 100 years, the road has been referred to as the “Lewton Road.” The
Lewton family homesteaded the area and used to live at a residence at the end of
the road, commonly known as the “Lewton Place.” It was reported tha... More...
   $0 (07-16-2015 - )

Randall Carlton Orndoff v. Terri Lee Italian

Robert Carlton Orndoff appeals the trial court’s order clarifying the divorce decree from his and Terri Italian’s second marriage. Orndoff argues (1) the trial court erred in finding the December 2005 order was a nullity; (2) the trial court erred by granting a “clarification” of a prior unambiguous order; (3) the trial court erred in ordering arrearages because Italian is estopped from obtaining ... More...   $0 (07-15-2015 - TX)


The petitioner, Jennifer Pike, appeals an order of the Superior Court (McNamara, J.) granting summary judgment to the respondent, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee (Trust), in her action to enjoin the foreclosure sale of real property located in New London. On appeal, the petitioner argues that the trial court erred when it determined that she lacked standing to challenge the assig... More...   $0 (07-15-2015 - )


The parties married in 1996 and were divorced on December 5,
2011. They have two minor children. As relevant here, the divorce decree,
which incorporated the parties’ separation agreement, gave them joint legal
custody of the children, designated Wife as the primary physical custodian, and
established a visitation schedule; required Husband to maintain health insurance
for th... More...
   $0 (07-13-2015 - )


Andrew N. Gerakaris appeals from a judgment of the District Court
(Caribou, Soucy, J.) denying his motion to modify parental rights and
responsibilities, granting two motions for contempt filed by Susan E. (Gerakaris)
Robertson, and altering the parties’ schedule of parent-child contact. Gerakaris
argues that the court abused its discretion and violated his due process rights ... More...
   $0 (07-12-2015 - )


Troy Dowell appeals the extension of a no-contact order. Prior opinions of
this court summarize the background facts and early proceedings. See In re
Marriage of Dowell, No. 13-1281, 2014 WL 6977108, at *1-2 (Iowa Ct. App. Dec.
10, 2014) and Crabb v. Iowa Dist. Ct., No. 13-0814, 2014 WL 5243337, *1-3
(Iowa Ct. App. Oct. 15, 2014). The facts pertinent to this appeal are as fo... More...
   $0 (07-11-2015 - )


This case arises from a dispute over the ownership of a 5.5-acre tract of real estate in Cloud County. The district court determined that Keith Elliott, who had at one time deeded away the land to his then-wife's daughter, had regained possession of the disputed tract through adverse possession. A panel of the Court of Appeals reversed on the issue subject to our grant of review, concluding that... More...   $0 (07-11-2015 - )

United States of America v. David Matusiewicz, Lenore Matusiewicz and Amy Gonzalez

WILMINGTON, DE – A federal jury has convicted David T. Matusiewicz, his mother, Lenore Matusiewicz, and his sister, Amy Gonzalez, of interstate stalking and cyberstalking, in violation of federal law. The jury also found all three defendants criminally responsible for the death of Christine Belford, who was murdered in the lobby of the New Castle County Courthouse by co-conspirator Thomas Matusi... More...   $0 (07-10-2015 - DE)


Defendant Jason Stephen Sigur appeals from a judgment of conviction following a jury trial. After meeting in an Internet chat room, defendant engaged in a sexual relationship with a thirteen-year-old girl for approximately two months, including in the home where the victim lived with her mother and grandmother after secretly entering through the victim’s bedroom window for that purpose. He was c... More...   $0 (07-10-2015 - )


Father and Mother divorced in July 2007. At the time of the divorce,
the parties agreed to share joint legal custody of N.M. and C.M., with Mother
having primary physical custody. After the divorce, Mother maintained residence
in Box Elder, South Dakota, and Father moved to Gillette, Wyoming. The children
would usually spend the school year in Box Elder and then stay in Gill... More...
   $0 (07-09-2015 - )

United States ex rel., Steven Hartpence v. Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

If a whistleblower informs the government that it has
been bilked by a provider of goods and services, and that
scheme is unmasked to the public, under what conditions can
that same whistleblower recover part of what the guilty
provider is forced to reimburse the government? We hold
today that there are two, and only two, requirements in order
for a whistleblower to be an “... More...
   $0 (07-07-2015 - CA)

Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

“[T]he secret of successful retailing is to give your
customers what they want.” Sam Walton, SAM WALTON:
MADE IN AMERICA 173 (1993). This case involves one
shareholder’s attempt to affect how Wal-Mart goes about
doing that.
Appellant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the world’s largest
retailer, and one of its shareholders, Appellee Trinity Wall
Street—an Episcopal parish headqua... More...
   $0 (07-06-2015 - DE)

The People v. John Lee Cunningham

In a bench trial before the Superior Court of San Bernardino County, defendant John Lee Cunningham was convicted of the first degree murders of Wayne Sonke, David Smith, and Jose Silva. (Pen. Code, §§ 187, subd. (a), 189.1) The trial court found true the special circumstance allegations that defendant committed multiple murders and that the murders of Sonke and Smith took place during the commis... More...   $0 (07-02-2015 - CA)

Richard E. Glossip v. Kevin Gross

Prisoners sentenced to death in the State of Oklahoma
filed an action in federal court under Rev. Stat. §1979, 42
U. S. C. §1983, contending that the method of execution
now used by the State violates the Eighth Amendment
because it creates an unacceptable risk of severe pain.
They argue that midazolam, the first drug employed in the
State’s current three-drug protocol,... More...
   $0 (06-30-2015 - DC)

Ironridge Global IV, Ltd. v. Scripsamerican, Inc.

Plaintiff Ironridge Global IV, Ltd., sued defendant ScripsAmerica, Inc., to recover
a debt. The parties were able to reach a settlement, by which defendant agreed to give
plaintiff shares of defendant’s stock in satisfaction of the debt. The agreement also
provided a mechanism whereby plaintiff would receive additional shares if the value of
defendant’s stock decreased. The par... More...
   $0 (06-30-2015 - CA)

Jacob Doe v. Hartford Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporation

A jury found that the defendant, the
Hartford Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporation, acted
negligently and recklessly when it assigned Father Ivan
Ferguson, an alcoholic whose admitted acts of child
molestation were understood to be linked to his drinking,
to serve as the director of Saint Mary’s Elementary
School in Derby (Saint Mary’s School), where he sexually
abus... More...
   $0 (06-27-2015 - CT)

Nine Syllables, LLC v. Gary C. Evans

This is an appeal from a take nothing and declaratory judgment rendered by the trial court following a bench trial. The trial court ordered that Nine Syllables, LLC (Nine) take nothing on its counterclaim against Gary C. Evans and declared the promissory note and deed of trust securing it, the subject of Nine’s counterclaim, were uncollectable and unenforceable by Nine.
The dispute arises ou... More...
   $0 (06-26-2015 - TX)

Stacey Frazer v. James Olson

¶ 1. Mother appeals the parent-child contact and property division orders in a final divorce decree that assign her sole parental rights and responsibilities with regard to the parties’ children. On appeal, mother argues that the trial court was bound to consider findings of fact made by the presiding magistrate at a temporary hearing and that the court’s findings do not support its... More...   $0 (06-26-2015 - VT)

State of Iowa v. Yvette Marie Louisell

Recent decisions of this court have explored the constitutionality of
criminal sentences for juvenile offenders. See generally State v. Lyle, 854
N.W.2d 378 (Iowa 2014); State v. Ragland, 836 N.W.2d 107 (Iowa 2013);
State v. Pearson, 836 N.W.2d 88 (Iowa 2013); State v. Null, 836 N.W.2d
41 (Iowa 2013). Today we consider the nature and extent of a court’s
discretion in resenten... More...
   $0 (06-26-2015 - IA)

Michael Gallner v. C. Gregg Larson

Michael Gallner (Gallner) filed a complaint against C.
Gregg Larson alleging breach of fiduciary duty arising out of
the attorney-client relationship, breach of fiduciary duty arising
out of the duty of a trustee, and conversion. Gallner sought
either money damages or the imposition of an oral or constructive
trust as to proceeds paid out to Larson as beneficiary of
various... More...
   $0 (06-26-2015 - NE)

James Obergefell v. Hodge, Director, Ohio, Department of Health

The Constitution promises liberty to all within its reach,a liberty that includes certain specific rights that allow
Opinion of the Court
persons, within a lawful realm, to define and express their identity. The petitioners in these cases seek to find thatliberty by marrying someone of the same sex and having their marriages deemed lawful on the same terms andcon... More...
   $0 (06-26-2015 - DC)

John Skelton, III v. Auction Properties Fund I, LLC

In this eviction suit, John Skelton, III and Dyann Skelton appeal the trial court’s judgment awarding possession of their residence to appellee Auction Properties Fund I, LLC. In one issue, the Skeltons contend the trial court reversibly erred by denying them a jury trial. We affirm.
Auction Properties purchased the Skeltons’ Highland Park home at a judicial execution sale ordered by the f... More...
   $0 (06-25-2015 - TX)

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

The underlying dispute in this case concerns where housing for low-income persons should be constructed in Dallas, Texas—that is, whether the housing should be built in the inner city or in the suburbs. This dispute comes to the Court on a disparate-impact theory of liability. In contrast to a disparate-treatment case, where a “plaintiff must establish that the defendant had a discriminatory i... More...   $0 (06-25-2015 - TX)

State of Minnesota v. Roger Earl Holland

Appellant Roger Earl Holland was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder
for the deaths of Margorie Holland and her unborn child.1
On appeal, Holland raises
three arguments. First, Holland argues that the district court erred in admitting evidence
from his cell phone, which he contends police illegally seized. Second, Holland argues
that the district court erred in admi... More...
   $0 (06-24-2015 - MN)

Next Page

Home | Add Attorney | Add Expert | Add Court Reporter | Sign In
Find-A-Lawyer By City | Find-A-Lawyer By State and City | Articles | Recent Lawyer Listings
Verdict Corrections | Link Errors | Advertising | Editor | Privacy Statement
© 1996-2015 MoreLaw, Inc.