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Stanosheck v. Jeanette

S-15-0490 Elizabeth E. Stanosheck v. Joseph P. Jeanette (Appellant)

Cass County, Judge Jeffrey Funke

Attorneys: Amie C. Martinez (Anderson Creager & Wittstruck PC LLO) and Megan M. Schutt (Senior Certified Law Clerk) for Appellee --- Steven M. Delaney, A. Bree Robbins (Reagan Melton & Delaney LLP) for Appellant

Civil: Dissolution

Martin v. Martin

S-15-0672 Rhonda Brown f/k/a Rhonda Martin (Appellant) v. Dean Martin

Lancaster County, Judge Steven D. Burns

Attorneys: Corey J. Wasserburger (Johnson Flodman Guenzel & Widger) (Appellee) --- Matt Catlett (Appellant)

Civil: Contempt; Modification of decree

Proceedings below: The court entered an order of contempt and entered a sanction. The court also modified the decree regarding transportation.

Sellers v. Sellers

S-15-0618, Krista Sellers (Appellant) v. Ryan Sellers

Lincoln County, Hon. Richard Birch

Attorneys:  Patrick Heng (Appellant) – Timothy Brouillette (Brouillette, Dugan)

Civil: dissolution

Proceedings below: The trial court dissolved the marriage of the parties and divided the assets and liabilities of the marriage.  

State v. Jenkins (20)

S-15-0169 State v. Erica A. Jenkins (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge Peter C. Bataillon

Attorneys: Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office) – Beau Finley (Finley & Kahler PCLLO) and Sean M. Conway (Dornan Lustgarten & Troia PCLLO) (Appellant)

Criminal: First Degree Murder; Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony; Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person

Burns v. Burns (PFR)

S-14-0789 Michael P. Burns v. Kerry E. Burns (Appellant)

Adams County District Court, Judge James E. Doyle IV

Attorneys: Robert Sullivan (Appellee) --- Matt Catlett (Appellant)

Civil: Custody

Proceedings below: The Court of Appeals vacated the judgment, and remanded the cause with directions. See Burns v. Burns, 23 Neb. App. 420 (2015). Appellee filed a Petition for Further Review which was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

State v. Meints

A-14-750, State v. Meints (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorney for Appellant:  Terry K. Barber (Barber & Barber, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Rob Caples (Lincoln City Attorney’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Driving While License Was Suspended But Eligible For Reinstatement, Improper Registration, No Proof of Financial Responsibility

Becker v. Walton

A-15-0367, Douglas S. Becker (Appellant) v. Tonya M. Walton

York County, District Court Judge James C. Stecker

Attorney for Appellant:  Charles W. Campbell (Angle, Murphy & Campbell, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Daniel P. Chesire, Anastasia Wagner (Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP)

Civil Action:  Discovery Sanction

State v. Gifford

A-15-0492, State of Nebraska v. Tyrone D. Gifford (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Robert Otte

Attorney for Appellant:  Mark E. Rappl

Attorney for Appellee:  Douglas J. Peterson, Austin N. Relph (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  driving under the influence

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court denied Gifford’s motion to suppress his refusal of a chemical blood alcohol test and found him guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol with refusal of a chemical test (2 prior convictions).

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