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Rommers v. Rommers

A-14-119, Aaron E. Rommers (Appellant) v. Elizabeth Rommers

Holt County, Judge Mark D. Kozisek

Attorney for Appellant:  Joel E. Carlson (Stratton DeLay Doele Carlson & Buettner PCLLO)

Attorney for Appellee:  Lori McLain Lee (Legal Aid of Nebraska)

Civil Action: Dissolution of Marriage; Custody

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court dissolved the marriage an awarded custody of the parties’ minor child to the appellee. The appellant was given parenting time and ordered to pay child support of $424 per month.

Snodgrass v. Snodgrass

A-13-0917, Laura A. Snodgrass n/k/a Laura A. Tomczak (Appellant) v. Bryan S. Snodgrass  

Douglas County, District Judge Kimberly M. Pankonin

Attorney for Appellant:  Kelly T. Shattuck (Vacanti Shattuck)

Attorney for Appellee: John A. Kinney and Jill M. Mason (Kinney Law, PC, LLO)

Civil Action: Modification of Dissolution Decree; Custody/Visitation

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court denied Laura permission to move from Nebraska to Alabama with the parties’ minor children.

State v. Armagost

A-14-0058, State of Nebraska v. Jacob D. Armagost (Appellant)

Merrick County, District Court Judge Michael Owens

Attorney for Appellant:  Mitchell C. Stehlik (Lauritsen, Brownell, Brostrom, & Stehlik, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, Lauro Nigro (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest

Action Taken by Trial Court:  Following a jury trial, Armagost was convicted of operating a motor vehicle in a willful reckless manner to avoid arrest

Koch v. Koch

A-13-717, Koch (Appellant) v. Koch  (Appellee/Cross-Appellant)

Knox County, District Court Judge James G. Kube

Attorney for Appellant: Michelle M. Schlecht (Copple, Rockey, McKeever & Schlecht, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee: Ronald E. Temple (Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple)  

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage

State v. Watts

A-13-1105, State of Nebraska v. Elijah Watts (Appellant)
A-13-1136, State of Nebraska v. Elijah Watts (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Paul D. Merritt, Jr. (A-13-1105)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Jodi L. Nelson (A-13-1136)

Attorney for Appellant:  Chad J. Wythers (Berry law Firm)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, James D. Smith (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Driving under the influence