Thursday, October 17, 2013

Summary 2013 WY 131

Summary of Decision October 17, 2013

Justice Hill delivered the opinion for the Court. Affirmed.


Docket Number: S-13-0042


Appeal from the District Court of Sheridan County the Honorable John G. Fenn, Judge

Representing Appellant: Christopher M. Wages of Goddard, Wages & Vogel, Buffalo, WY.

Representing Appellee: Brooke M. Barney of Barney & Graham, LLC, Sheridan, WY.

Date of Decision: October 17, 2013

Facts: Thomas Campbell (Husband) and Tammie Hein (Wife) were divorced in 2008 pursuant to a stipulated Property Settlement, Child Custody, Child Support Agreement. In 2010, Husband petitioned to reopen the Decree of Divorce, alleging that Wife had misrepresented material facts related to the parties’ division of debt. The district court denied Husband’s petition, and Husband appeals.

Issues: Whether the District Court erred when it entered its Order Denying Petition to Reopen Decree of Divorce and Counterclaim, dated November 30, 2012, and denied Defendant’s Petition to Reopen Decree of Divorce.

Holdings/Conclusion: We find no abuse of discretion in the district court’s refusal to grant Husband’s petition to reopen the parties’ divorce decree. Affirmed.

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