Gatzemeyer v. Knihal

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Gatzemeyer v. Knihal

Case Number
Court Number
Call Date
March 13, 2018
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-17-0549, Carolyn Gatzemeyer and Robert Gatzemeyer  v. Jennifer L. Knihal (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Marlon A. Polk

Attorney for Appellant:  Benjamin M. Belmont, Wm. Oliver Jenkins (Brodkey, Cuddigan, Peebles, Belmon & Line, LLP)

Attorney for Appellees:  Michael B. Lustgarten, Britt H. Dudzinski (Lustgarten & Roberts, PC, LLO)

Civil Action:  Grandparent Visitation

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court granted appellees grandparent visitation of their two grandchildren.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  Did the trial court erred in finding a significant, beneficial relationship existed between appellees and their grandchildren? Did the trial court err in finding a continued relationship between appellees and their grandchildren was in the children’s best interests? Did the trial court err in finding an order of grandparent visitation would not adversely affect the parent-child relationship? Did the trial court err in neglecting to give special weight to appellant’s own determination of her children’s best interests?

Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
Panel Text
Moore, Chief Judge, Pirtle and Arterburn, Judges