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Recent Decisions From the North Dakota Supreme Court

Petition to Permit Temporary Provision of Legal Services
Date: January 18, 2017
Citation: 2017 ND 1
Docket Number: 20160436
Interest of Voisine  
Date: December 30, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 254
Docket Number: 20160061

Justia Opinion Summary: Raymond Voisine appealed a district court order finding he remained a sexually dangerous individual and denying his petition for discharge from the North Dakota State Hospital. Voisine did not contest he met the first fa...

Koenig v. Schuh  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 252
Docket Number: 20160060

Justia Opinion Summary: La Verne Koenig appealed after a jury found no fault in his personal injury lawsuit against Kenneth Schuh and Jason Schuh. Koenig was injured on a farm owned by Patricia Schuh. Koenig bought hay bales located on the Schu...

Pfeffer v. North Dakota  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 248
Docket Number: 20160188

Justia Opinion Summary: Cheryl Pfeffer was charged with delivery of a controlled substance and convicted after a two day jury trial. She appealed the district court’s order denying her post-conviction relief for ineffective assistance of counse...

Jacobs-Raak v. Raak  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 240
Docket Number: 20150360

Justia Opinion Summary: Daniel Raak appealed and Danel Jacobs-Raak (now known as Danel Jacobs) cross-appealed a divorce judgment distributing their marital property, and ordering Raak to pay child support. Except with regard to the division of...

Castillo v. N.D. Dep't of Transportation  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 253
Docket Number: 20160192

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Transportation appealed a district court judgment reversing a Department order revoking Josue Castillo's driving privileges for 180 days for refusing to submit to onsite screening and chemical tests. Th...

Western Petroleum, LLC v. Williams Cty. Bd. of Commissioners  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 249
Docket Number: 20160089

Justia Opinion Summary: Western Petroleum, LLC, and Maxum Petroleum Operating Company, Inc., doing business as Pilot Logistics Services (Pilot), appealed a district court order affirming their appeal of the Williams County Board of County Commi...

Jones v. Levi  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 245
Docket Number: 20160216

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Transportation appealed a judgment reversing the Department's decision to suspend Kristin Jones' driving privileges for 180 days. The Department argued the district court erred by reversing the hearing...

Solwey v. Solwey  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 246
Docket Number: 20160158

Justia Opinion Summary: Thomas Solwey appealed a district court order denying his petition to modify primary parental responsibility. After review, the Supreme Court reversed and remanded for further proceedings, concluding Thomas Solwey establ...

State v. Timm
Date: December 20, 2016
Citations: 2016 ND 182, 885 N.W.2d 62
Docket Number: 20150332
Kraft v. North Dakota  
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 250
Docket Number: 20160116

Justia Opinion Summary: Keith Kraft applied for post-conviction relief to vacate his 1983 drug delivery conviction. The State moved to dismiss, arguing his application was time-barred under N.D.C.C. 29-32.1-01. Twenty-eight days after the State...

Nesheim v. Nesheim
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 159
Docket Number: 20160159
State v. Williams
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 235
Docket Number: 20160171
Young, n/k/a Klein v. Young
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 238
Docket Number: 20160206
Matter of Hehn
Date: December 20, 2016
Citation: 2016 ND 242
Docket Number: 20160213
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