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A-13-0029, Cheryl Vandebrug (Appellant) v. Eric Vandebrug
Thurston County, County Court Judge Douglas L. Luebe, serving as a district court judge
Attorney for Appellant: Scott V. Hahn
Attorney for Appellee:
Civil Action: Petition for Domestic Abuse Protection Order
Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court reviewed the pleadings and dismissed the Appellant’s petition without an evidentiary hearing.
A-12-1131, First State Bank (Plaintiff-Appellee) v. Parkview Development, Inc. (Defendant-Appellee) and James A. Davis and Debra A. Davis (Appellants)
Dodge County, District Court Judge Geoffrey Hall
Attorney for Appellants: James M. Dake
Attorney for Appellee (Parkview Development, Inc.): John A. Svoboda (Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O.)
Attorney for Appellee (First State Bank): Bradley D. Holtorf (Sidner, Svoboda, Schilke, Thomsen, Holtorf, Boggy, Nick & Placek)
A-12-0349, OSC Ambassador, LLC, et al. (Appellants) v. Blum, et al.
Douglas County, District Court Judge W. Mark Ashford
Attorney for Appellants: W. Patrick Betterman, Lindsay E. Pedersen (Law Offices of W. Patrick Betterman)
Attorney for Appellee: Patrick R. Guinan (Erickson, Sederstrom, P.C., LLO)
Civil Action: Application to Release Lis Pendens
A-12-920, Matthews v. Matthews (Appellant)
Sarpy County, District Court Judge Max Kelch
Attorney for Appellant: Justin A. Quinn
Attorney for Appellee: Gerald D. Johnson (Johnson & Peckny, L.L.C.)
Dissolution Action: Complaint to Register Foreign Judgment, Modification of Custody, and Petition to Remove Minor Child From The Jurisdiction
Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court registered the foreign judgments, and denied the appellant’s request to modify custody and remove the minor child from the jurisdiction.
A-12-1173, Oak Hills Highlands Assoc., Inc (Appellant) v. LeVasseur, et al.
Douglas County, District Court Judge Peter C. Bataillon
Attorney for Appellant: Ben Thompson (Thompson Law Office, PC, LLO)
Attorney for Appellee: Albert M. Engles, James C. Boesen (Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith, PC)
Civil Action: Suit to Foreclose Condominium Assessment Liens
Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the appellees.
A-13-0237, State of Nebraska v. Hokming B. Chan (Appellant)
Lancaster County, District Judge John A. Colborn
Attorney for Appellant: Robert G. Hays (Deputy Public Defender)
Attorney for Appellee: Stacy M. Foust (Assistant Attorney General)
Criminal Action: Possession with Intent to Deliver (Marijuana)
Action Taken by Trial Court: After a jury trial, Chan was convicted of possession with intent to deliver (marijuana), a class III felony. He was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison.
A-13-0022, Nautilus Insurance Company v. Cheran Investments, LLC, Pinnacle Bank, Michael Perkins d/b/a Perkins & Perkins Co., and Blasini Inc. and Richard Bruno d/b/a Bruno Investments (Appellant)
Douglas County, District Judge Joseph Troia
Attorney for Appellant: Ryan J. Lewis (Lewis, Pfanstiel & Reed, LLC)
Attorneys for Appellee: Craig A. Knickerehm and Jonathan M. Brown (Walentine, O’Toole, McQuillan & Gordon, LLP)
Civil Action: Distribution of insurance proceeds
A-12-1001, In re Estate of Marilyn Murphy: Patrick Murphy (Appellant) v. Elaine Clemens, Personal Representative
Holt County, County Judge James J. Orr
Attorney for Appellant: George H. Moyer (Moyer & Moyer)
Attorney for Appellee: Boyd W. Strope (Strope & Gotschall PC, LLO)
Civil Action: Probate--Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Action Taken by Trial Court: The county court denied Patrick Murphy’s petition to surcharge the personal representative.