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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

Labenz v. Labenz Kirkman

A-14-0833 Gary Labenz and Sandra Labenz (Appellants) v. Linda Labenz et al.


Platte County, Judge Robert R. Steinke

Hynes v. Good Samaritan Hospital

S-15-0002 Kimberly L. Hynes v. Good Samaritan Hospital, A Nebraska Non-Profit Corporation (Appellant)


Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Michael K. High

Pettit v. Department of Correctional Services

S-14-0676, Mark Pettit (appellee) v. Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (appellant)

Lancaster County, Hon. Steven D. Burns.

Attorneys:  Robert B. Creager (Anderson, Creager & Wittstruck) (appellee); Jon Bruning and James D. Smith (Attorney General’s office) (appellant).

Civil:  documents request under § 83-178