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Case Digests - WI Court of Appeals

Apr 22, 2024


Aaron Carmody and Nicole Elizabeth Carmody, both pro se, appeal from the circuit court’s order, entered after a bench trial, dismissing Aaron’s claims and Nicole’s third-party counterclaims against Byline Bank and Dylan Esterling and granting or dismissing as moot Byline’s counterclaims and third-party claims against Aaron and Nicole, respectively.

Apr 22, 2024

Right to Remain Silent-Plea Withdrawal

Higgins appeals from a judgment of conviction for one count of first-degree intentional homicide and one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, and an order of the circuit court denying his postconviction motion for plea withdrawal, without a hearing.

Apr 22, 2024

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Brady Violations

Derrick Montorel Wilson, pro se, appeals from the judgment convicting him of two counts of armed robbery, and the order denying postconviction relief.

Apr 22, 2024

Recommitment Order-Dangerousness

Catherine appeals a recommitment order entered pursuant to WIS. STAT. § 51.20.

Apr 15, 2024

Replevin-Lost Dog

Clarion Bannach appeals from the judgment in replevin that returned possession of a dog to Leola Voegtline, who filed a small claims action for replevin.

Apr 15, 2024

Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act

After a workplace accident in 2012—for which Graef received worker’s compensation benefits—he continued to suffer from both physical injuries as well as depression.

Apr 15, 2024

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Eligibility

For fourteen years, Jonathan Todd Morris was the vice president of finance and operations for his employer, Bredan Mechanical Systems, Inc. (Bredan).

Apr 15, 2024

Sentence Modification-New Factor

Gilliam was convicted, upon a jury’s verdict, of first-degree intentional homicide while armed in December 1997.

Apr 15, 2024

Petitions for Guardianship and Protective Placement

Sarah appeals circuit court orders granting My Choice Wisconsin’s petitions for guardianship and protective placement.

Apr 15, 2024

Insurance Coverage-Definition of “Occurrence”

Meress & Associates LLC (“Meress”) appeals orders of the circuit court denying its motion for summary judgment, granting the cross-motion for summary judgment of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company (“West Bend”), and entering judgment in West Bend’s favor.

Apr 15, 2024

Postconviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Steven Seekamp appeals from a judgment convicting him of possession of methamphetamine, as a repeater, and maintaining a drug trafficking place.

Apr 8, 2024

Service Requirements

Elliot Kouri appeals from a judgment entered against him in this landlord-tenant dispute in the amount of $5,835.21 in damages and $5,900 in attorney fees.


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