Williams v. Williams

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Williams v. Williams

Case Number
Call Date
March 30, 2022
Case Time
9:30 AM
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Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-21-0180 Katherine Williams v. Katelyn Williams

District Court for Lancaster County, Judge Lori A. Maret

Attorneys: Steffanie J. Garner-Kotik (Kotik & McClure Law for Appellant) and Katelyn Williams (Self-Represented Litigant)

Civil:  Grandparent Visitation Rights and Indispensable Party

Proceedings below: The district court dismissed Appellant’s Complaint, and the Nebraska Court of Appeals affirmed.  Appellant filed a Petition for Further Review, which was sustained by the Supreme Court.

Issues: Whether the Court of Appeals erred when it affirmed the district court’s order dismissing the Appellant’s amended complaint for grandparent visitation.  Specifically, the court erred in not sua sponte requiring the absent indispensable party in question be added to the litigation before dismissing the amended complaint and motion.

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