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In re Conservatorship of Mueller

A-14-780 & A-14-971, In re Guardianship and Conservatorship of Lorine Mueller; Margo Loop, Guardian and Conservator v. Cheryl Mueller (Appellant)

Platte County, County Judge Frank J. Skorupa

Attorney for Appellant: Clark J. Grant (Grant & Grant)

Attorneys for Appellee: Heather S. Voegele and Brenda K. Smith (Dvorak & Donovan Law Group, LLC)

Civil Action: Probate; Guardianship and Conservatorship

State v. Trice (20)

S-14-1139 State v. De’Aris R. Trice (Appellant)

Madison County District Court, Judge James G. Kube

Attorneys: Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- Patrick P. Carney (Carney Law Firm) (Appellant)

Criminal: Murder, 2nd degree

Proceedings below: After a bench trial, the district court found Appellant guilty of 2nd degree murder and sentenced him to 40 years to life imprisonment.

State v. Nolan

S-15-0106 State v. Joshua Nolan (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Marlon A. Polk

Attorneys: Nathan A. Liss (Attorney General’s Office) --- Joshua Nolan (Pro se Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The district court issued an order denying Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

Issues: The district court erred in denying Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

State v. Poe

S-14-1106 State v. Ryan L. Poe (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Marlon A. Polk

Attorneys: Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office) --- Michael J. Wilson & Glenn Shapiro (Shaefer Shapiro, LLP) (Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The district court issued an order denying Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief following an evidentiary hearing.

Smith v. Smith

S-14-0994 Jennifer Ann Smith (Appellee) v. Darren Ray Smith (Appellant)

Lincoln County District Court, Judge Donald E. Rowlands

Attorneys: Nancy S. Johnson (Conway, Pauley & Johnson, P.C.) --- Monelle M. Beal (Nichols Law)(Appellant)

Civil: Modification

Proceedings below: The trial court determined there was no material change in circumstances, denied all relief requested by Appellant and ordered Appellant to pay $17,000 in attorney fees and costs.

State v. Harris

S-14-0953 State v. Jack E. Harris (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge William Zastera

Attorneys: Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- Sarah P. Newell (Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy) (Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The trial court dismissed Appellant’s postconviction motion as procedurally barred under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-3003.

State v. Cullen (20)

S-14-0509 State v. Sarah A. Cullen (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge W. Mark Ashford

Attorneys: Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office) --- Barry S. Grossman, Michael J. Fitzpatrick (Appellant)

Criminal: Child abuse resulting in death, a Class IB felony

Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty of child abuse resulting in death. She was sentenced 70 years to no more than life in prison.

State v. Smith

S-14-0769 State v. Kelvin Smith (Appellant)

Sarpy County, Judge David Arterburn

Attorneys: Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- Thomas P. Strigenz (Public Defender) (Appellant)

State v. Mucia (PFR)

S-14-0070 State v. Gregory M. Mucia (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Judge Karen Flowers

Attorneys: Melissa Vincent (Attorney General’s Office) --- Sean Brennan (Appellant)

Criminal: Possession of child pornography

State v. Carman

S-15-0167 State v. Lyle Carman (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Judge Paul D. Merritt

Attorneys: Nathan A. Liss (Attorney General’s Office) --- Robert B. Creager (Anderson Creager & Wittstruck PC LLO) (Appellant)

Criminal: Manslaughter

Proceedings below: After a trial to the court, the district court found Appellant guilty of manslaughter and sentenced him to a term of probation.

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