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09-2876 & 09-2879 Samuel C. Johnson 1988 Trust v. Bayfield County

Property Railroad easements; abandonment A judicial finding of abandonment by a railroad is not required for title to vest in the property owner. “The plaintiffs, being the owners of the land traversed by the railroad’s right of way, acquired the right of way (if there was one—we said earlier there was not), by operation of section 912, a year and ...

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2010AP2428 Affolter, et al. v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company

Torts Wrongful death; abandonment Erik Affolter appeals a summary judgment dismissing his wrongful death claim against American Family Mutual Insurance Company. Affolter sought to recover damages for loss of society and companionship stemming from the death of his son, Zackary Cole Lyrek. The circuit court concluded Affolter was not entitled to assert a wrongful death claim because he was estranged ...

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2010AP846, 2010AP847 In re the termination of parental rights to Brianna M.W., et al.

Juveniles TPR; abandonment Thomas C. W. appeals from orders terminating his parental rights to his two children. We affirm the trial court. This opinion will not be published. 2010AP846, 2010AP847 In re the termination of parental rights to Brianna M.W., et al. Dist II, Winnebago County, Gritton, J., Anderson, J. Attorneys: For Appellant: Schmieder, Theresa J., Green Bay; For Respondent: ...

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2010AP2938 In re the termination of parental rights to Navaeh M.E., et al.

Juveniles TPR; abandonment Andrea O. appeals from a circuit court order terminating her parental rights to Navaeh M.E. on grounds of abandonment. Andrea challenges the sufficiency of the evidence upon which the jury concluded that she did not have good cause for failing to communicate with her daughter. Andrea argues that her incarceration coupled with Navaeh’s young age made communication ...

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2010AP992 In re the termination of parental rights to Quincy C.

Juveniles TPR; abandonment Tarik T. appeals an order terminating his parental rights to Quincy C. based on a petition brought by Nathan Y., Quincy’s step-father. Tarik argues that the trial court erred in granting Nathan’s motion for partial summary judgment on grounds of abandonment under Wis. Stat. § 48.415(1)(a)(3) because there were genuine issues of material fact regarding whether Tarik ...

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