CA 03-1237

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Case Number CA 03-1237 filed at this court on 11/03/2003
Case Category: Law

Case Caption:
WILLIE MENZIES
V
ARKANSAS DEPT. OF HUMAN SERVICES

Willie Menzies et al. (ACTIVE) Appellant's counsel:
DeeNita Dawn Moak - COURTAPP
Willie Menzies et al. - LEAD

Minor Children (ACTIVE) Appellee's counsel:
Dawanna Denise Terry - LEAD

Arkansas Dept. of Human Services (ACTIVE) Appellee's counsel:
Sharon Murrah Nichols - LEAD
Earnest Edward Brown - LEAD
Gray Allen Turner - LEAD

Trial Court: Jefferson
Jefferson Circuit
Trial Court Number: J2000- 126-4
Trial Judge: Leon N. Jamison

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10/25/2006 Letter Orders - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 10/18/06
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

10/09/2006 Motion for Reconsideration - Willie Menzies
Submitted to the court on - 10/18/06
Action = DENIED on 10/25/06
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
Motion of DeeNita D. Moak for reconsideration and
modification of motion for attorney's fees and
reimbursement of costs is denied. Pittman, C.J., dissents.
Robbins, Bird, and Glover, JJ., would certify.

09/20/2006 Attorney's Fees Only - Court of Appeals
2/8/07 - Rec'd W9 and invoices

09/20/2006 Dissenting Opinions on Grant of Fees
ACTION = Dissenting Opinion
Opinion Date - 09/20/06 Consist of 0 pages,
Cite Number - Publish - yes
John M. Pittman -- WRITING
Dissents
John B. Robbins -- WRITING
Dissents
Wendell Lee Griffen -- WRITING
Concurs

09/20/2006 Concurring Opinion on Grant of Fees
ACTION = Concurring Opinion
Opinion Date - 09/20/06 Consist of 0 pages,
Cite Number - Publish - yes
John M. Pittman -- WRITING
Dissents
John B. Robbins -- WRITING
Dissents
Wendell Lee Griffen -- WRITING
Concurs

09/20/2006 Per Curiam Order (Published)
Action = GRANTED on 09/20/06
Per curiam order on grant of attorney's fees

09/20/2006 Opinion Panel
John M. Pittman -- WRITING
John B. Robbins -- WRITING
Wendell Lee Griffen -- WRITING

09/20/2006 Letter Orders - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 08/16/06
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

07/31/2006 Motion for Attorney's Fees - Willie Menzies
Submitted to the court on - 08/16/06
Action = GRNTPERCUR on 09/20/06
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
Motion of DeeNita D. Moak for attorney's fees and
reimbursement of costs. Granted. Allowed $1,400.00 in
fees and $500.00 in costs. Griffen, J., concurs. Pittman,
C.J., Hart, Robbins, Bird, and Glover, JJ., dissent. See
opinions this date.

01/04/2006 Mandate to Clerk

12/14/2005 Majority Opinion Rendered
ACTION = Affirmed
Opinion Date - 12/14/05 Consist of 0 pages,
Cite Number - Publish - no
Terry Lee Crabtree -- WRITING
Affirmed; Motion Granted. Baker and Roaf, JJ., agree.
Motion granted.

12/14/2005 Opinion Panel
Terry Lee Crabtree -- WRITING

11/30/2005 Court of Appeals Votesheet Issued

11/30/2005 Case Submitted

05/04/2005 Letter Orders - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 04/27/05
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner

04/26/2005 Letter to Appellant - Points for Reversal
4/26/05 - Letter to Appellant - Points for Reversal due
5/26/05.

04/13/2005 Motion to Dismiss - Appeal - Arkansas Dept. O
Submitted to the court on - 04/27/05
Action = DENIED on 05/04/05
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner
Appellee's motion to dismiss appeal is denied.

01/27/2005 NOTIFY M. FULLER WHEN POINTS ARE FILED

01/27/2005 Letter to Appellant- Points for Reversal Due 2/ /
This event was tickled for 02/26/05
1/27/05 - letter to appellant - points for reversal due
2/28/05

01/26/2005 Motion to be Relieved as Counsel - Willie Men
Action = awaiting action
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
Motion of DeeNita D. Moak to be relieved as counsel for
appellant

01/26/2005 Briefing Commenced - Arkansas Dept. Of Human Services
This event was tickled for 02/25/05

01/26/2005 Briefing Commenced - Minor Children
This event was tickled for 02/25/05

01/26/2005 No Merit Brief Filed Timely - Willie Menzies
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

01/26/2005 Checklist for Appellant's Briefs - Willie Men
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
REQUIREMENTS:
17 COPIES OF THE BRIEF
12 PICTH OR LARGER FONT SIZE
TEXT IS DOUBLE-SPACED
1 INCH MARGINS ON THE TOP, BOTTOM, & RIGHT MARGI
EACH MAJOR SECTION BEGINS WITH PAGE 1
CONTENTS:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A. PAGE NUMBER REFERENCES TO EACH MAJOR SECTIO
B. PG REF TO THE ABS WHERE EACH WIT BEGIN TSMY
INFORMATION/JURIDICTIONAL STATEMENT
POINTS ON APPEAL
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES
ABSTRACT
A. FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE
B. PAGE REFERENCES TO RECORD
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
A. FIVE PAGES OR LESS
B. PAGE REFERENCES TO THE ABSTRACT & ADDENDUM
ARGUMENT
A. TWENTY-FIVE PAGES OR LESS
B. PAGE REFERENCES TO THE ABSTRACT & ADDENDUM
C. SIGNATURE AND CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
ADDENDUM
A. INDEX WITH PAGE REFERENCES TO THE RECORD
B. JUDGMENT/ORD/DECREE APPEALED FROM INCLUDED
C. NOTICE OF APPEAL INCLUDED
CIVIL CASE

01/25/2005 Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 01/26/05
Action = GRANTED on 01/26/05
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

01/20/2005 Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 01/25/05
Action = GRANTED on 01/26/05
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

01/18/2005 Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 01/20/05
Action = GRANTED on 01/20/05
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

01/12/2005 Formal Orders - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 01/05/05
Appellee's Attorney - Garry J. Corrothers

01/06/2005 Supplement to the Record Filed (By Stipulation)

01/05/2005 Stipulation of Parties to Supplement the Reco
One Volume Supplemental Record Filed.

01/05/2005 Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 01/15/05
Action = GRANTED on 01/06/05
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

12/28/2004 Motion to Substitute Counsel - Minor Children
Submitted to the court on - 01/05/05
Action = GRANTED on 01/12/05
Appellee's Attorney - Garry J. Corrothers
Motion of Garry Corrothers for substitution of counsel is
granted. Dawanna Terry appointed attorney ad litem.

12/06/2004 Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 01/05/05
Action = GRANTED on 12/07/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

11/30/2004 Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 12/06/04
Action = GRANTED on 12/01/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

11/01/2004 Supplement to the Record Filed

10/13/2004 Letter Orders - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 10/06/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

10/01/2004 Motion for Extension of Time to Complete the
Submitted to the court on - 10/06/04
Action = GRANTED on 10/13/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
Appellant's motion for extension of time to complete the
record and for brief time is granted. Record to be
completed by November 1, 2004; appellant's brief due thirty
days thereafter.

09/08/2004 Letter from Court Reporter to Attorney
Letter placed in case file.

09/01/2004 Writ of Certiorari (Diminution)
Submitted to the court on - 08/25/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

08/16/2004 Petition for Writ of Certiorari to Complete R
Submitted to the court on - 08/25/04
Action = GRANTED on 09/01/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
Appellant's petition for writ of certiorari to complete the
record and for brief time is granted. Pittman, J., would
remand to settle the record. Writ issued; returnable on
October 1, 2004. Brief due thirty days after complete
record is filed.

08/09/2004 7 Day Brief Extension - Willie Menzies
This event was tickled for 08/16/04
Action = GRANTED on 08/09/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

07/02/2004 Record Checkout by Atty. of Record - Willie. Me i
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak
Number of Volumes 2
Number of Sets 0

06/29/2004 Briefing Commenced - Willie. Menzies
This event was tickled for 08/08/04
Appellant's Attorney - DeeNita Dawn Moak

06/21/2004 Remand Returned
Original placed in front of record; copy in file.

06/10/2004 Remand Returnable June 21, 2004

06/10/2004 Clerk's Extension on Return of Remand
This event was tickled for 06/17/04
per request by Judge Leon Jamison

05/21/2004 Motion for Additional Time - Willie Menzies
Submitted to the court on - 06/23/04
Action = MOOT on 06/29/04
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.
Appellant's pro se motion for additional brief time is
moot. Counsel appointed by lower court; new briefing
schedule set.

05/13/2004 Remanded. Returnable on June 14, 2004.
See per curiam order of May 13, 2004.

05/13/2004 Dissent-Written
ACTION = Dissenting Opinion
Imber, J., dissents.
(written)

05/13/2004 Per Curiam Order
Action = REMANDED on 05/13/04
Pro se motion for appointment of counsel. Remanded. See
per curiam this date. Glaze and Imber, JJ., dissent.

05/13/2004 Formal Orders - Supreme Court
Submitted to the court on - 03/25/04
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.

03/31/2004 Supplemental Record Lodged
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0
1 volume

03/31/2004 Letter Orders - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 02/25/04
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner

02/17/2004 Motion to Supplement the Record - Arkansas De
Submitted to the court on - 02/25/04
Action = GRANTED on 03/31/04
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner
Appellee's motion to supplement the record is granted.
Supplemental record filed this date.

02/17/2004 Supplemental Record Tendered - Arkansas Dept.
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner

02/13/2004 Record Checkout by Atty. of Record - . Arkansas e
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0

02/12/2004 Response to Motion for Appt. of Counsel - Ark
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner

02/11/2004 Pro se Motion for Appointment of Counsel - Wi
Submitted to the court on - 03/25/04
Action = REMANDED on 05/13/04
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.
Pro se motion for appointment of counsel and motion for
extension of time to file brief. Pro se motion for
appointment of counsel. Remanded. See per curiam this
date. Glaze and Imber, JJ., dissent.
Remand returnable on June 14, 2004.
06-29-04. Remand returned on 6-21-04. DeNita Moak
appointed as counsel by lower court, new briefing schedule
set this date.

01/22/2004 Entry of Appearance - Arkansas Dept. Of Human
Appellee's Attorney - Gray Allen Turner

01/15/2004 Letter to Appellant
re: briefing schedule

01/15/2004 Briefing Commenced - Willie. Menzies
This event was tickled for 02/24/04
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.

01/15/2004 Record Lodged
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0

01/15/2004 Per Curiam Order - NP
Action = GRNTPERCUR on 01/15/04
Pro se motion to proceed informa pauperis on appeal of
order terminating parental rights. Motion granted. See
per curiam this date.

01/15/2004 Formal Orders - Supreme Court
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.

11/03/2003 Briefing Commenced - Willie Menzies
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.

11/03/2003 Pro Se Motion to proceed in Forma Pauperis -
Action = GRNTPERCUR on 01/15/04
Appellant's Attorney - Willie Menzies et al.
Pro se motion to proceed informa pauperis on appeal of
order terminating parental rights. Motion granted. See
per curiam this date.
Record lodged, case transferred to Court of Appeals,
briefing schedule set.

11/03/2003 Record Tendered
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0

Date Filed: 
Monday, November 3, 2003
Caption: 
WILLIE MENZIES
V
ARKANSAS DEPT. OF HUMAN SERVICES