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Recent Decisions From the Montana Supreme Court

State v. C. Johnson
Date: February 2, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 26N
Docket Number: DA 15-0099

In re K.A.
Date: February 2, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 27
Docket Number: DA 15-0160

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) filed a petition seeking emergency protective authority, adjudication of Father’s three minor children as youth in need of care, and temporary legal cus...

Kinnaman v. Mountain West Bank, N.A.
Date: February 2, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 25
Docket Number: DA 15-0305

Justia Opinion Summary: This was the third of three lawsuits arising from the development of condominiums at Lakeside Village on Hauser Lake in Lewis and Clark County. Cherrad, LLC (Cherrad) was the project’s developer and Mountain West Bank (B...

State v. Hancock
Date: January 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 21
Docket Number: DA 14-0596

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged by information with driving under the influence of alcohol fourth or subsequent offense (DUI). The information provided that Defendant had been convicted of DUI on three previous occasions, includin...

Parenting of DCNH a Minor
Date: January 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 24N
Docket Number: DA 14-0624

Hauer v. State
Date: January 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 23N
Docket Number: DA 15-0065

Jardine v. Schwartz
Date: January 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 22
Docket Number: DA 15-0218

Justia Opinion Summary: Father and Mother were the biological parents of three minor children. Mother and Grandfather filed a joint petition for termination of Father’s parental rights and for Grandfather to adopt the children. When Father coul...

Interstate Explorations, LLC v. Morgen Farm & Ranch, Inc.
Date: January 26, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 20
Docket Number: DA 15-0472

Justia Opinion Summary: Morgen Farm and Ranch, Inc., which owned surface rights to certain property, leased oil and gas rights on a portion of its property to a corporation. The corporation later assigned its interest in the lease to Interstate...

State v. McAlister
Date: January 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 14
Docket Number: DA 13-0856

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of sexual intercourse without consent. The victim was four years old at the time of the offenses. Defendant was sentenced to 100 years in prison and was not eligible for par...

State v. Follette
Date: January 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 16N
Docket Number: DA 14-0182

Matter of J. F.
Date: January 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 15N
Docket Number: DA 15-0204

Wickham v. State
Date: January 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 17N
Docket Number: DA 15-0222

Marriage of Plotner
Date: January 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 18N
Docket Number: DA 15-0244

Lindeen v. Converse
Date: January 19, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 19N
Docket Number: DA 15-0342

Harbor Village Homeowners Assoc. v.
Date: January 14, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 13N
Docket Number: DA 15-0337

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