In re Guardianship of WittlerAnnotate this Case
The Supreme Court dismissed for lack of jurisdiction an order of the district court extending a temporary guardianship and denying a motion to dismiss, holding that the order was not independently appealable.
Respondent filed a petition for the appointment of a temporary and permanent guardian of the person and estate of his mother, Appellant. Thereafter, the district court entered an order appointing a temporary guardian. Eventually, the district court set a hearing date to determine permanent guardianship. Defendant appealed the court's earlier order extending the temporary guardianship and denying a motion to dismiss the action for lack of jurisdiction. Appellant appealed. The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal, holding that the temporary guardianship order was not appealable.