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Prairie Supply, Inc. v. Apple Electric, Inc.
Date: July 30, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 190
Docket Numbers: 20140354, 20140357

Justia Opinion Summary: Prairie Supply, Inc. appealed a district court judgment ordering Prairie to pay Apple Electric, Inc. damages for conversion by the wrongful repossession of some ground heaters. In late 2011, Prairie and Apple entered int...

City of Moorhead v. Bridge Co.
Date: July 30, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 189
Docket Number: 20140431

Justia Opinion Summary: Bridge Company appeals a district court judgment ordering it to donate a toll bridge to the cities of Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, free and clear of all liens. In May 1986, the cities and the Company ent...

Guardianship/Conservatorship of B.K.J.
Date: July 30, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 191
Docket Number: 20140446

Justia Opinion Summary: B.K.J. appealed a district court order appointing J.W. and Guardian and Protective Services, Inc. ("G.A.P.S"), as her co-guardians. B.K.J.'s niece, J.W., petitioned for the appointment of a guardian and a conservator on...

Estate of Gassmann
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 188
Docket Number: 20140255

Justia Opinion Summary: Margaret Oakland appealed a judgment dismissing her objection to the probate of the will of her father, John Gassmann, after a jury found she failed to establish his will was the product of an insane delusion. She also a...

EOG Resources, Inc. v. Soo Line Railroad Co.
Date: July 15, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 187
Docket Number: 20140122

Justia Opinion Summary: Soo Line Railroad Company and G-4, LLC appealed the grant of summary judgment declaring Soo Line did not own an interest in the minerals in and under certain Mountrail County property, and that G-4 did not hold a valid l...

Interest of B.E.
Date: July 13, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 186
Docket Number: 20150188

Kroschel v. Levi
Date: July 7, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 185
Docket Number: 20140265

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Morgan Kroschel appealed a district court judgment affirming the Department of Transportation's suspension of her driving privileges. Officer Ryan Haskell worked for the North Dakota State University Police Dep...

Gackle v. N.D. Dep't of Transportation
Date: July 6, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 184
Docket Number: 20150022

Dockter v. Burleigh Cty. Bd. of Cty. Commn'rs
Date: July 2, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 183
Docket Number: 20140379

Justia Opinion Summary: Thane and Nicole Dockter appealed a judgment affirming a Burleigh County Board of County Commissioners' decision to rezone a 311 acre tract of land in Menoken Township from agricultural to industrial use. In affirming th...

Howe v. Disciplinary Board
Date: July 2, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 182
Docket Number: 20150156

North Dakota v. Martinez
Date: July 1, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 173
Docket Number: 20140260

Justia Opinion Summary: Jose Martinez appealed after a jury found him guilty of gross sexual imposition. At the close of the State's case, Martinez moved for judgment of acquittal arguing evidence was insufficient to convict him. The court deni...

Schlittenhart v. N.D. Dep't of Transportation
Date: July 1, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 179
Docket Number: 20140262

Justia Opinion Summary: Teresa Schlittenhart appealed and the Department of Transportation cross-appealed a district court judgment that reversed a hearing officer's order suspending her driving privileges and remanding to the Department for a...

North Dakota v. Gates
Date: July 1, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 177
Docket Numbers: 20140317, 20150036

Justia Opinion Summary: Joan Gates appealed a district court order requiring her to pay $93,257.74 in restitution to the personal representative of the Lela Gates Estate, and an order denying her application for post-conviction relief. Gates wa...

North Dakota v. Lang
Date: July 1, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 181
Docket Number: 20140332

Justia Opinion Summary: Dallas Lang appealed after a jury found him guilty of felonious restraint. He argued that because a juror allegedly made inappropriate comments during jury selection, the district court should not have denied his motion...

Fugere v. Fugere
Date: July 1, 2015
Citation: 2015 ND 174
Docket Number: 20140334

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties were married in August 2009 when Kevin Fugere was 51 years old and Marie Fugere was 46 years old, and they lived on a ranch Kevin owned. According to Kevin Fugere, his net worth at the time of the marriage ex...

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