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In re Interest of Gabriella H. (PFR)

S-13-0900, In re Interest of Gabriella H.

Colfax County, Judge Patrick McDermott

Attorneys: Jerod L. Trouba (Appellant Ricardo R.) --- Leslie J. Buhl (County Attorney’s Office) --- Jacqueline M. Tessendorf (GAL)

Civil: Termination of Parental Rights

City of Beatrice v. Meints (PFR)

S-12-1083 - S-12-1092) City of Beatrice v. Daniel A. Meints (Appellant)

(Cases S-12-1083 to 12-1092 consolidated on appeal)

Gage County, Judge Daniel E. Bryan, Jr.

Attorneys: Gregory Butcher (City Attorney) --- Terry K. Barber (Barber & Barber PCLLO) (Appellant)

Criminal: Section 16-623 of the Beatrice City Code; unregistered motor vehicles

State v. Planck

S-14-0151, State v. Sarah E. Planck (Appellant)

Platte County, Judge Robert R. Steinke

Attorneys: Nathan J. Sohriakoff (Public Defender’s Office) --- Kimberly Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: Driving during revocation, a Class II misdemeanor

Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty and she was sentenced to 30 days in jail. The district court affirmed.

Huskey v. Huskey

S-13-1140, Curtis Charles Huskey (Appellant) v. Deitra Marie Huskey n/k/a Neitra Marie Osterfoss (Appellee/Cross-Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge J. Russell Derr

Attorneys: Vanessa J. Gorden, Abigail F. Littrell (GordenLaw LLC) (Appellant) --- Kelly T. Shattuck (Vacanti Shattuck) (Appellee)

Civil: Modification of decree

In re Interest of Shayla H. (PFR)

S-13-0643, In re Interest of Shayla H. et al.

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

Attorneys: Patrick T. Carraher (Legal Aid of NE for Appellant David H.) --- Ashley Bohnet (County Attorney’s Office)

Civil: Disposition; Indian Child Welfare Act

White v. Orr

A-13-1010, Pamela A. Manon, Amy M. White, Brian E. Krzykowski, and Jill A Krzykowski, as successors in interest to Judy A. White, and William E. Waechter [appellants] v. Peggy J. Orr, Jeff C. Orr, and The First National Bank of North Platte

Lincoln County, Honorable Richard A. Birch

Attorneys: William J. Erickson and George E. Clough for appellants; Timothy P. Brouillette (Brouillette, Dugan & Troshynksi, P.C.) for appellees

Civil: Action in equity to impose a constructive trust on real property transferred from a revocable trust

In re Interest of Nedhal A.

S-14-0217, In re Interest of Nedhal A.; State v. Nedhal A. (Appellant)

Separate Juvenile Court for Lancaster County, Judge Toni Thorson

Attorneys: Mathew Meyerle (Public Defender’s Office) --- Lory Pasold (County Attorney’s Office)

Criminal: Juvenile adjudication; criminal mischief

Proceedings below: The Appellant admitted to the petition. The trial court adjudicated Appellant. The court placed Appellant on Intensive Supervised Probation with placement at YRTC-Geneva.

Bd Trustees Omaha Police & Fire Retirement System v. City of Omaha, NE

S-13-0956, Board of Trustees of the City of Omaha Police and Fire Retirement System v. City of Omaha, Nebraska, The Honorable Jean Stothert, Mayor of Omaha, and the Omaha City Council and its Honorable Members, Aimee Melton, Franklin Thompson, Peter Festersen, Garry Gernandt, Ben Gray, Rich Pahls, and Chris Jerram (Appellants)

Douglas County, Judge James T. Gleason

Attorneys: Matthew S. Noren, John P. Passarelli (Kutak Rock LLP) (for Appellants) ---John R. Douglas, David A. Blagg (Cassem Tierney Adams Gotch & Douglas) (for Appellee)

Shaffer v. Health and Human Services

S-14-0165, Delores Shaffer and Guardian and Next Friend of Brian Shaffer, an Incapacitated Person (Appellee) v. Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and Vivianne M. Chaumont, Director, Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care

Lancaster County, Judge Paul D. Merritt, Jr.

Attorneys: Thomas J. Kenny, Kathryn E. Jones, Edward M. Fox II (Kutak Rock LLP) (Appellant Coventry Health Care) --- Alan E. Peterson, Thomas J. O’Neill and Douglas J. Peterson (Keating O’Gara, Nedved & Peter PCLLO) (Appellee)

In re Interest of Zachary D.

S-14-0263, In re Interest of Zachary D.

Douglas County Separate Juvenile Court, Judge Christopher E. Kelly

Attorneys: Marcie Berquist (Special Assistant Attorney General) (Appellant - DHHS) – Patrick A. Campagna, Britt H. Dudzinski (Lustgarten & Roberts PCLLO) (Guardian Ad Litem) and A. Jill Stigge, Senior Certified Law Student

Civil: Contempt

Proceedings below: The trial court found DHHS in contempt and sentenced DHHS to pay a fine of $5000 or purge and acquit itself by preparing and distributing specific written policies.