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Recent Decisions From the Montana Supreme Court

Jacobson v. Bayview Loan
Date: May 4, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 101
Docket Number: DA 15-0108

COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION - Ru
Date: May 3, 2016
Docket Number: AF 12-0374

Johnson v. Hansen Trust
Date: May 3, 2016
Citations: 2016 MT 46, 2016 MT 46A
Docket Number: DA 14-0478

Cooksey v. State
Date: May 3, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 99N
Docket Number: DA 15-0130

Draggin’ Y Cattle Co. v. Addink
Date: May 3, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 98
Docket Number: DA 15-0354

Justia Opinion Summary: Roger and Carrie Peters and Daggin’ Y Cattle Company (collectively, Peters) filed a complaint against Junkermier, Clark, Campanella, Stevens, P.C. and Larry Addink (collectively, Junkermeir) alleging multiple counts stem...

State v. Gilhousen
Date: May 3, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 100N
Docket Number: DA 15-0396

State v. Crawford
Date: April 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 96
Docket Number: DA 14-0207

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of criminal possession. The district court sentenced him as a persistent felony offender to a term of twenty years, with ten of those years suspended. The Supreme Court affi...

Eldorado Coop Canal Co. v. Teton Coop Reservoir Co
Date: April 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 94
Docket Number: DA 15-0034

Justia Opinion Summary: This case was the second segment of Water Court Case 41O-129. Case 41O-129A was limited to the issues involving the use of the Bateman Ditch. Here, the Supreme Court reviewed the parties’ appeals of the Water Court’s det...

State v. Lance
Date: April 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 97N
Docket Number: DA 15-0329

Ray v. Connell
Date: April 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 95
Docket Number: DA 15-0543

Justia Opinion Summary: Jerry Ray filed suit against Martin Connell alleging defamation. Defendant sought punitive damages, general damages based on a lost real estate commission, damages for tortious interference with business interests, and g...

In re Parenting of C.J.
Date: April 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 93
Docket Number: DA 15-0542

Justia Opinion Summary: Mother and Father, who never lived together, had a child together. After the child’s birth, Father filed a petition for establishment of an interim parenting plan and then a petition for an “emergency de facto” parenting...

State v. Bruce
Date: April 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 92N
Docket Number: DA 14-0620

Employers Mut. Cas. Co. v. Slack
Date: April 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 91
Docket Number: DA 15-0429

Justia Opinion Summary: Jerry and Karen Slack hired Jeffrey Fisher and his construction company, Fisher Builders, to build a remodeled home. During the project, the deck collapsed, and the Slacks’ construction permit was revoked. The Slacks fil...

Uniform District Court Rules
Date: April 13, 2016
Docket Number: AF 07-0110

Uniform District Court Rules
Date: April 13, 2016
Docket Number: AF 07-0110

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