Peterson v. Jacobitz

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Peterson v. Jacobitz

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May 27, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Court Type
County Court
Case Summary

S-20-0097 Austin Peterson (Appellant) v. Jodi Jacobitz n/k/a Jodi Ronhovde

Buffalo County Court, Hon. John P. Rademacher

Attorneys: Vikki S. Stamm (Stamm Romero & Associates, PC, LLO, for Appellant) --- Jonathan R. Brandt & Carson K. Messersmith, Senior Certified Law Student (Anderson, Klein, Brewster & Brandt, for Appellee)

Civil: Adoption; Transfer; Jurisdiction

Proceedings below: The Appellant filed a complaint to object to an adoption in Phelps County Court. The Phelps County Court transferred the case to Buffalo County Court. Appellee filed a motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.  The Buffalo County Court dismissed the case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

Issues on Appeal: Whether the trial court erred when it 1) held that the motion to transfer venue was improperly done by the Phelps County Court, and 2) found that the matter should be dismissed.

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