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Dushan v. Rischling

S-13-0077, Douglas C. Dushan v. Alana D. Rischling n/k/a Alana D. Vandervoort (appellant)

Douglas County, Judge Thomas A. Otepka

Attorneys:  Jay A. Ferguson (for Appellant) – Edith T. Peebles

Civil: Civil contempt proceeding in a domestic relations case.

NE Accountability & Disclosure Commission v. Skinner

S-13-0389) Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission (Appellant) v. Rolland Skinner and Northwest Rural Public Power District and Gary Fuchser (Intervenors)

S-13-0390) Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission (Appellant) v. Les Tlustos and Northwest Rural Public Power District and Gary Fuchser (Intervenors)

Lincoln County, Judge Donald Rowlands

Latzel v. Gaughen

S-13-0053, Amanda Latzel, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Thomas Latzel and on behalf of herself individually (Appellant) v. Patrick Gaughen, Ronald Bartek, Doug Bartek, and Daniel J. Vaneklenburg v. State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Lancaster County, Judge Robert Otte

In re Interest of Nicole M.

S-13-0354, In re Interest of Nicole M.

S-13-0355, In re Interest of Sandra M. (Consolidated cases)

Buffalo County, Judge Graten Beavers

Attorneys: Steven Lowe (for Appellant Brandy S., natural mother) --- John M. Jensen (Yeagley Swanson Murray LLC) (for Appellee/Cross-Appellant Thomas M., natural father) --- Mandy Amy (County Attorney’s Office) and Michele Romero (GAL)

Civil: Termination of parental rights

Rice v. Rice

S-13-0458, Brenda R. Rice (Appellant) v. Dale E. Rice (Appellee)

Lancaster County, Judge Steven Burns

Attorneys:  Robert B. Creager of Anderson, Creager & Wittstruck (Appellant) — James A. Cada of Cada, Cada, Hoffman & Jewson (Appellee)

Civil: enforcement of dissolution decree

Jeremiah J. v. Dakota D.

S-13-0478, Jeremiah J. v. Dakota D. (Appellant)     

Hall County, Judge Philip Martin

Attorneys: Marvin L. Andersen (Bradley Elsbernd Andersen Kneale & Mues Jankovitz PC) (Appellant) --- Mark Porto (Shamberg Wolf McDermott & Depue)

Civil: Adoption

State v. Matit

S-13-0318 State v. Yai Bol a/k/a Daniel D. Matit (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Judge Paul D. Merritt, Jr.

Attorneys: Elizabeth Elliott (Public Defender’s Office) --- George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: DUI, .15 or above, 4th Offense

Rodehorst Brothers v. City of Norfolk

S-13-0253, Rodehorst Bros. (Appellant) v. City of Norfolk

Madison County, Hon. James G. Kube

Attorneys: Glenn Rodehorst (Appellant) --- Clint Shuckei

Civil: interpretation of zoning ordinances

Torres v. Morales

S-13-0106, Orfa I. Torres v. Benjamin H. Morales

Lancaster County, Judge Steven D. Burns

Attorneys: Mark T. Bestul (Legal Aid of Nebraska) for Appellant Orfa I. Torres — Appellee in default

Civil: Denial of Protection Order

Proceedings below: Torres sought a domestic abuse protection order against Morales. After a hearing, the district court denied the request for a protection order and dismissed the case.

In re Interest of Samantha C.

S-13-0533, In re Interest of Samantha C. (Appellant)

Dodge County Court, Judge Kenneth J. Vampola

Attorneys: Sara VanBrandwijk (Dodge County Attorney’s Office) --- Shane J. Placek (Sidner Law)(Appellant)

Criminal: Truancy

Proceedings below: The trial court adjudicated Appellant for habitual truancy under § 43-247(3)(b).