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Coupens v. Coupens

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Date: 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

A-13-0688, Linda K. Coupens v. Patrick J. Coupons (Appellant)

Box Butte County, District Court Judge Travis P. O’Gorman

Attorney for Appellant:  Paul W. Snyder (Smith, Snyder & Pettit)

Attorney for Appellee:  A. James Moravek (Curtiss, Moravek, & Curtiss, PC LLO)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court dissolved the parties’ marriage and divided the marital estate.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  On appeal, Patrick assigns that the district court erred in (1) including real estate located in South Dakota in the marital estate, (2) including two bank accounts in the marital estate and valuing them at their pre-dissolution balances, (3) valuing two collector’s cars, (4) failing to allow Patrick a reasonable opportunity to object to certain exhibits, (5) overruling objections to exhibits 61 and 62, (6) failing to include in the marital estate insurance proceeds received for damage to the marital residence, (7) using testimony of Linda, which Linda admitted was derived from opinions given to her by her attorney, for the purpose of valuing certain property, and (8) failing to account for and attribute to Linda $10,300 that she moved from a joint bank account to her personal account.

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