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Fochtman v. Fochtman

A-14-1002, Sherry M. Fochtman v. Randy R. Fochtman (Appellant)

Hamilton County, District Court Judge Rachel A. Daugherty

Attorney for Appellant:  John B. McDermott (Shamberg, Wolf, McDermott & Depue)

Attorney for Appellee/Cross-Appellant:  Scott D. Grafton (Graton Law Office, P.C.)

Civil Action:  Decree of Dissolution of Marriage

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court dissolved the parties’ marriage and distributed the marital estate.

In re Interest of Dana H.

A-15-0246, In re Interest of Dana H., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Dana H. (Appellant)

Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County, Judge Linda S. Porter

Attorneys for Appellant:  Joseph Nigro and Chelsie E. Krell (Lancaster County Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Maureen E. Lamski (Lancaster County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Motion to Suppress

State v. Brooks

A-15-0017, State of Nebraska v. Clinton Brooks (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Robert Otte

Attorney for Appellant:  Joe Nigro and Yohance Christie (Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Douglas J. Peterson, George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Theft by Deception and Unauthorized Practice of Law

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Robertson v. Jacobs Cattle Company

S-15-0026 James E. Robertson, Patricia Robertson, Duane L. Jacobs and Carolyn Sue Jacobs (Appellants) v. Jacobs Cattle Co., a partnership; Dennis D. Jacobs; Ardith Jacobs, Trustee of the Leonard Jacobs Family Trust and Ardith Jacobs, Trustee of the Ardith Jacobs Living Revocable Trust.

Valley County District Court, Judge Karin L. Noakes

Attorneys: Patrick J. Nelson (The Law Office of Patrick J. Nelson, L.L.C.)(Appellants) --- David Domina & Megan Mikolajczyk (Domina Law Group PC LLO) & Gregory G. Jensen

Civil: Partnership

State v. Ortega

S-14-0782 State v. Rodrigo A. Ortega (Appellant)

Dakota County District Court, Judge Paul J. Vaughan

Attorneys: Nathan A. Liss (Attorney General’s Office) --- Todd W. Lancaster (Commission on Public Advocacy) (Appellant)

Criminal: Possession of firearm by prohibited person, subsequent offense, attempted assault on police officer, possession of methamphetamine, habitual criminal

Stamm v. Fisher (PFR)

S-14-0592 Vickki S. Stamm (Appellant) v. Ryan Fisher, et al.

Buffalo County District Court, Judge Teresa K. Luther

Attorneys: Michele J. Romero (Stamm Romero & Associates, P.C., L.L.O.) --- Larry W. Beucke (Parker, Grossart, Bahensky, Beucke & Bowman, L.L.P.)

Civil: Adverse possession; quiet title

Purdie v. Department of Correctional Services (PFR)

S-15-0282 Keith D. Purdie (Appellant) v. Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

Lancaster County District Court, Judge Lori Maret

Attorneys: Keith Purdie (Pro se Appellant) --- Kyle J. Citta (Attorney General’s Office)

Civil: Custody classification; Administrative Procedure Act

Brandl v. City of Madison

S-14-1095 Frances Brandl (Appellant) v. City of Madison

Madison County District Court, Judge Mark A. Johnson

Attorneys: Thomas H. DeLay (Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson & Buettner, P.C., L.L.O.) (Appellant) --- Steven D. Davidson (Baird Holm LLP)

Civil: Breach of contract