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Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || June 18, 2012

Colorado Supreme Court -- June 18, 2012
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OPINIONS

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 44


Supreme Court Case No. 12SA63
Original Proceeding Pursuant to C.A.R. 21
Douglas County District Court Case No. 08DR42
Honorable Angela R. Arkin, Judge


In re the Marriage of:
Petitioner:
Jeffrey A. Wiggins,
and
Respondent:
Zwilda Wiggins.


Rule Made Absolute
en banc

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDERdelivered the Opinion of the Court.


 


Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 45


Supreme Court Case No. 2012SA97
Interlocutory Appeal from the District Court
Logan County District Court Case No. 10CR119
Honorable Michael Singer, Judge


Plaintiff-Appellant:
The People of the State of Colorado,
v.
Defendant-Appellee:
Michael Edward Lynn.


Order Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE HOBBSdelivered the Opinion of the Court.
JUSTICE COATS dissents, andJUSTICE EID joins in the dissent.


 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 46


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC187
Certiorari to the Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2009


Petitioners:
Betty G. Amos and the Estate of Thomas R. Righetti,
v.
Respondents:
Aspen Alps 123, LLC, and Equitable Bank.


Judgment Affirmed in Part and Reversed in Part
en banc

JUSTICE RICEdelivered the Opinion of the Court.
CHIEF JUSTICE BENDERconcurs in part and dissents in part. JUSTICE COATSdissents.



Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 47


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC269
Certiorari to the Colorado Cout of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 06CA1880


Petitioner:
Michael William Pierson,
v.
Respondent:
The People of the State of Colorado.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE COATSdelivered the Opinion of the Court. CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER dissents.


 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 48


Supreme Court Case No. 11SA288
Interlocutory Appeal from the District Court
El Paso County District Court Case No. 11CR183
Honorable Jann Dubois, Judge


Plaintiff-Appellant:
The People of the State of Colorado,
v.
Defendant-Appellee:
Desirae Lynn Vissarriagas.


Order Reversed
en banc

JUSTICE BOATRIGHT delivered the Opinion of the Court.



PETITIONS FOR REHEARING

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 38


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC852
Certiorari to the District Court
Boulder County District Court Case No. 09CV623
Honorable Lael Montgomery, Judge


Petitioner/Cross-Respondent:
Mercantile Adjustment Bureau, L.L.C.,
v.
Respondent/Cross-Petitioner:
Elizabeth Flood.


Petition for Rehearing DENIED. EN BANC.



Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 39


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC779
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1659


Petitioners:
Capital Securities of America, Inc.; Jerry Manning; and Adam Alves,
v.
Respondents:

Faye Griffin, in her official capacity as Treasurer of Jefferson County, and Board of
County Commissioners of the County of Jefferson.


Petition for Rehearing DENIED. EN BANC.
JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ and JUSTICE BOATRIGHT do not participate.



PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

No. 11SC516

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA955

Petitioners/Cross-Respondents:

Dennis Shaw and First Horizon Home Loan Corporation,

v.

Respondent/Cross-Petitioner:

17 West Mill St, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company.

Petition and Cross-Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED. EN BANC.

Summary of Issue:

Whether the court of appeals erred by concluding that the General Assembly intended a release of a deed of trust by a public trustee to be void under section 38-39-102, C.R.S. (2011), where the requester committed constructive fraud in the request for the release.

DENIED AS TO ALL OTHER ISSUES.


No. 11SC613

Court of Appeals Case No. 07CA698

Petitioner:

Richard Anthony Hernandez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 11SC692

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2704

Petitioners:

Turene Lombard and Pueblo School District #60,

v.

Respondents:

Colorado Outdoor Education Center, Inc., a Colorado non-profit corporation, d/b/a The Nature Place; and Sanborn Western Camps Inc., a Colorado non-profit corporation, d/b/a The Nature Place.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC697

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1169

Petitioner:

Lawrence William Fitzgerald, Jr.,

v.

Respondents:

Corrections Corporation of America; Hoyt Brill, Warden; and Kerry Kahle.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC780

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1985

Petitioner:

Tisha Ann Johnson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 11SC795

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2283

Petitioner:

Susan Keeney,

v.

Respondent:

State Farm Fire & Casualty Company.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC815

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1638

Petitioner:

Willie Dee Hayward, Jr.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC865

Court of Appeals Case No. 06CA1288

Petitioner:

Jorge Chavez-Flores,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 11SC900

Court of Appeals Case Nos. 10CA1493 & 10CA2253

Petitioner:

Gary Bastian,

v.

Respondent:

EMJ Corporation.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED. EN BANC. Summary of Issues:

Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that a trial court abused its discretion by treating an entry of default as a default judgment for the purposes of setting it aside, where the trial court found that the defaulting party did not establish excusable neglect pursuant to C.R.C.P. 60(b) and the defaulting party raised only perfunctory defenses.

Whether the court of appeals erred by applying an insufficiently deferential standard of review to a trial court’s denial of a motion to set aside an entry of default.

DENIED AS TO ALL OTHER ISSUES.


No. 11SC902

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA944

Petitioner:

Francisco Nasario Aguirre,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 11SC907

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1739

Petitioner:

Oscar Porres,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC922

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA16

Petitioner:

Antoine Michael Garcia,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC927

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2275

Petitioner:

Alphonso Caesar,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 11SC933

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1180

Petitioner:

Ernest Benson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED . EN BANC.


No. 11SC950

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA520

Petitioner:

Pedro Martinez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC4

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1958

Petitioner:

Jose Antonio Flores,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 12SC6

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2327

Petitioner:

Marc Sherman,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC12

Mesa County District Court Case No. 11CV4336

Petitioner:

John McDugle,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC17

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1097

Petitioner:

Elizabeth Tinoco-Tapia,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 12SC28

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA356

Petitioner:

Bruce Robert Goldman,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC31

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1578

Petitioner:

Larry Eugene Fuller,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC33

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA396

Petitioner:

Thomas Gene Blake,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC



No. 12SC50

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1861

Petitioner:

Kenneth A. Knapp,

v.

Respondent:

Capital One Bank (USA) N.A.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC63

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2205

Petitioner:

Israel Ham Munoz,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED . EN BANC.


No. 12SC70

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1649

Petitioner:

Janet M. Miller,

v.

Respondents:

Industrial Claim Appeals Office and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ does not participate.



No. 12SC91

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1474

Petitioner:

Clifford Woods,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC93

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA427

Petitioner:

Jesse Miller,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC108

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2054

Petitioners:

Dorothy L. Breezie Hauck and Aaron Allen,

v.

Respondent:

David T. Simmons, II.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 12SC144

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2397

Petitioner:

Obdulio Arvelo,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC155

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1721

Petitioner:

Mwila Chimembe,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC161

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2660

Petitioner:

Hazhar Sayed,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.



No. 12SC167

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA183

In re the Marriage of:

Petitioner:

Loren J. Randall,

and

Respondent:

Lori A. Minikus-Randall.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC178

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA5

Petitioner:

Milo Lynn Burr,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC350

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA2335

Petitioner:

B.R.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado, In the Interest of Minor Child, C.M.R.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ and JUSTICE BOATRIGHT do not participate.



No. 12SC361

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA2127

Petitioner:

R.I.H.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado,

In the Interest of Minor Children, M.J.M. and I.W.M.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


These opinions are not final. They may be modified, changed or withdrawn in accordance with Rules 40 and 49 of the Colorado Appellate Rules. Changes to or modifications of these opinions resulting from any action taken by the Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court are not incorporated here.

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || June 18, 2012

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