Bressette v. Tollefsen

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Bressette v. Tollefsen

Case Number
Call Date
January 27, 2016
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Case Summary

S-15-0870 Bressette (Appellant) v. Tollefsen

Lancaster County, Hon. Jodi Nelson

Attorneys: Shawn D. Renner & Susan Sapp (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather); George Babcock (Law Offices of Evelyn N. Babcock) & Jennifer Gaughan (Legal Aid of Nebraska (Appellant)

Civil: Habeas Corpus

Proceedings below: The district court granted Appellee's motion to dismiss.

Issue: The trial court erred by 1) granting the motions to dismiss filed by Appellees, 2) finding Appellant lacked standing to bring his amended petition for a writ of habeas corpus and declaratory judgment, 3) finding that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction over Appellant's amended petition for writ of habeas corpus and declaratory judgment, and 4) finding the County Court of Douglas County, Nebraska had jurisdiction over the adoption proceedings.