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State v. Brehm

A-14-0788, State of Nebraska v. Garrett R. Brehm (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge John A. Colborn

Attorney for Appellant:  Heidi M. Hayes (Morrow, Poppe, Watermeier & Lonowski, P.C.)

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

Criminal Action:  DUI; motion to suppress

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The county court overruled Appellant’s motion to suppress and he was found guilty. The district court affirmed on appeal.

In re Interest of Alex F.

A-14-0883, In re Interest of Alex F. and Tony F., children under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Floyd F. (Appellant) v. Shelly F., Appellee-Cross Appellant

Madison County, County Court Judge Ross A. Stoffer

Attorney for Appellant:  Ryan J. Stover (Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson & Buettner, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee (State of Nebraska):  Gail E. Collins (Madison County Attorney’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee (Guardian ad Litem)  Brad Easland

State v. Richter

A-14-0360, State of Nebraska v. Nicholas Richter (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf

Attorney for Appellant:  Joseph L. Howard (Dornan, Lustgarten & Troia, PC, LLO)

Attorney for Appellee:  Doug Peterson, Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Third degree sexual assault of a child.

Action Taken by Trial Court:  Richter was convicted of three counts of third degree sexual assault of a child.

In re Interest of Jacob I.

A-14-1026, In re Interest of Jacob I., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Nicholas I. (Appellant)

Douglas County, Separate Juvenile Court Judge Elizabeth G. Crnkovich

Attorney for Appellant:  Thomas C. Riley, Zoe R. Wade (Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Donald W. Kleine, Amy Schuchman, Jocelyn Brasher (County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Termination of Parental Rights

In re Interest of Estrellita L.

A-14-1031, In re Interest of Estrellita L., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska (Appellant) v. Jose L., Lauxarelli G., and Department of Health and Human Services

Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County, Judge Vernon Daniels

Attorneys for Appellant:  Amy N. Schuchman & Malina Dobson (Douglas County Attorney’s Office)

Guardian Ad Litem (Child):  Jacqueline G. Foland-Sieck

Attorney for Appellee (Jose):  Joshua D. Barber (Barber Barber Law Firm)

Attorney for Appellee (Lauxarelli):  William R. Harris

Burkholder v. Burkholder

A-14-0666, Jason L. Burkholder (Appellant) v. Heather E. Burkholder

Phelps County, District Judge Stephen R. Illingworth

Attorneys for Appellant:  Chris A. Johnson and Joshua A. Johnson (Conway, Pauley & Johnson, P.C.)

Attorneys for Appellee:  Jane F. Langan Mach and Jesse S. Krause (Rembolt Ludtke LLP)

Civil Action:  Child Custody

Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court awarded joint legal custody of the minor children to both parties and primary physical custody to Heather.

Orquia-Catlett v. Catlett

A-14-0741, Irene Joan Orquia Catlett v. Jeffrey Paul Catlett (Appellant)

Nemaha County, District Court Judge Daniel E. Bryan

Attorney for Appellant:  Matt Catlett

Attorney for Appellee:  Angelo M. Ligouri (Ligouri Law Office)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of marriage

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court dissolved the marriage and entered an order dividing property and ordering support.

State v. Cano Samayoa

S-14-0762 State v. Maxiliamo Cano Samyoa (Appellant)

Scotts Bluff County District Court, Judge Randall L. Lippstreu

Attorneys: Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- Bernard J. Straetker (Public Defernder)(Appellant)

Adams v. Manchester Park L.L.C. (PFR)

A-13-0429 James A. Adams and Rebecca Z. Adams, husband and wife (Appellants) v. Manchester Park, L.L.C. and Southfork Homes, Inc.


Douglas County, Judge J. Michael Coffey