Judicial Branch, State of New Hampshire

New Hampshire Supreme Court
Cases Accepted September 2004

04-0186

In re Guardianship of Mary Ellen Lou Sciacca Gorton*

 

Cathy Corrigan, pro se
Kimberlee Gorton, pro se
James Gorton, pro se
James Gorton, pro se
Michelle Gorton, pro se
George Sciacca, pro se
Joseph J. Tropiano

 

Rockingham County Probate Court
Guardianship of adult

04-0222

In re Juvenile 2004-0222

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0223

In re Juvenile 2004-0223

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0248

State of NH

v.

Charles Behr*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Larissa Kiers

 

Rockingham County Superior Court
Post Conviction-Probation

04-0368

In re Juvenile 2004-0368

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0373

In re Juvenile 2004-0373

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0388

In re Juvenile 2004-0388

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0428

In the Matter of Jeffrey Oligny* and Paula Oligny

 

Jeffrey Oligny, pro se
John A. Macoul

 

Family Division at Brentwood
Domestic -- post-divorce

04-0433

In re Juvenile 2004-0433

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0451

Michael L. Harris* & a.

v.

Robert E. Blazon

 

Michael Harris, pro se
Angel Harris, pro se

 

Glenn G. Geiger, Jr.

 

Hooksett District Court
Contract dispute

04-0456

State of NH

v.

Thomas P. Cossette*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Cathy J. Green

 

Carroll County Superior Court
Post-conviction -- motion for new trial

04-0459

Christian Langley & a.

v.

Deborah Piper, CNM & a.

 

Mark A. Abramson

 

Ronald L. Snow
Suzanne M. Gorman
for State*

 

Grafton County Superior Court
Medical negligence –discharge of lien for medical assistance under RSA 167:14-a

04-0477

In the Matter of Evelyn Trimble and Todd Trimble*

 

James V. Ferro Jr.
Todd Trimble, pro se

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
Post-divorce -- alimony and child support payments

04-0498

State of NH

v.

Paul M. Moreau*

 

Attorney General

 

Howard Gross

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Aggravated felonious sexual assault

04-0502

State of NH

v.

Scott Abram*

 

Attorney General

 

Paul J. Garrity

 

Merrimack County Superior Court
Aggravated felonious sexual assault, attempted aggravated felonious sexual assault, criminal solicitation

04-0503

Appeal of Perry MacDonald*

 

Gregory R. Couture
John B. Schulte
Attorney General

 

NH Compensation Appeals Board
Workers' compensation

04-0508

Julien Longden & a.

v.

Philip Morris USA, Inc.

 

Charles G. Douglas, III

 

Andrew R. Schulman
John B. Daukas
Laurence W. Getman
Thomas Griffin, Jr.

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court North
Tort, products liability – cross-appeals

04-0510

State of NH

v.

Daniel Ayer*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate defender
Julia M. Nye
Richard C. Guerriero Jr.

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
First degree murder

04-0512

In re Juvenile 2004-0512 -A, -B, -C

 

Case is confidential under RSA chapter 170-C

   

04-0518

Appeal of AlphaDirections, Inc.*

 

Andru H. Volinsky
Attorney General

 

NH Department of Insurance
Administrative fine

04-0526

State of NH

v.

Joseph LeCouffe*

 

Attorney General

 

Joseph LeCouffe, pro se

 

Grafton County Superior Court
Post-conviction – sentence reduction

04-0530

Appeal of Richard Hoyt*

 

Michael G. Gfroerer
John B. Fitzgerald, III
Attorney General

 

NH Compensation Appeals Board
Workers' compensation

04-0531

State of NH

v.

Jon Wolfgram*

 

Attorney General

 

Patrick M. Carron

 

Gorham District Court
Operation of a motor vehicle after suspension

04-0532

Harborside Property Management

v.

Mark Chase* & a.

 

Francis X. Bruton

 

Mark Chase, pro se
Brenda Chase, pro se

 

Dover District Court
Landlord-tenant -- eviction

04-0539

Kerri Bono

v.

Muzak, LLC* & a.

 

Emily G. Rice
Richard B. Couser

 

James C. Wheat
Kathleen C. Peahl

 

Rockingham County Superior Court
Punitive damages -- sexual harassment claim

04-0542

State of NH

v.

Randy Campney*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
R. Peter Decato

 

Grafton County Superior Court
Theft by unauthorized taking, burglary

04-0547

Edward L. O'Brien*

v.

Harry Taylor and Rosalie Taylor

 

Edward L. O'Brien, pro se

 

Harry Taylor, pro se
Rosalie Taylor, pro se

 

Lancaster District Court
Small claim

04-0549

State of NH

v.

Philip E. Haley*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Barbara R. Keshen
Jesse Friedman

 

Carroll County Superior Court
Attempted murder

04-0552

Patrick J. Lorenz* & a.

v.

New Hampshire Administrative Office Of The Courts & a.

 

David L. Nixon
Leslie C. Nixon
Martin F. Loughlin

 

Attorney General

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court North
Equity, employment dispute

04-0554

David Kelley

v.

Mark Darling*

 

David Kelley, pro se

 

Mark Darling, pro se

 

Concord District Court
Landlord-tenant -- eviction

04-0555

Heidi Carlisle

v.

Frisbie Memorial Hospital* & a.

 

Jon H. Meyer

 

Michael B. O'Shaughnessy

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Professional negligence

04-0557

Sherwood Forest Mobile Homes, Inc.*

v.

James Reardon & a.

 

Edgar D. McKean, III

 

David C. Engel

 

Auburn District Court
Landlord-tenant

04-0558

Charles Santiago* & a.

v.

Associated Radiologists, P.A.
& a.

 

Stephen R. Fine

 

Bradley D. Holt

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
Wrongful birth, statute of limitations

04-0562

State of NH

v.

Dennis Lacasse*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Gregory K. O'Connell

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
Aggravated felonious sexual assault

04-0563

Pool Environments, Inc.

v.

Peter Holden*

 

Peter G. Callaghan

 

David W. Rayment

 

Merrimack County Superior Court
Contract dispute

04-0564

In the Matter of Barbara Swan and Woodbury Swan*

 

Brackett L. Scheffy
Lenora N. Boehm

 

Merrimack County Superior Court
Divorce

04-0565

State of NH

v.

Neville Mahadeo

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Kimberly A. Shoen

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Simple assault, criminal threatening, criminal restraint

04-0566

Estate of Jaycob Gordon-Couture

v.

George Brown & a.

 

Edward C. Mosca for Margaret Couture*

 

Robert G. Whaland

 

Rockingham County Superior Court
Negligence, recreational use statutes

04-0568

Sondra Murray*

v.

Tak Sang Lau & a.

 

Christopher J. Seufert

 

Tak Sang Lau, pro se
Irvin D. Gordon

 

Grafton County Superior Court
Tort, statute of limitations

04-0572

In the Matter of Rhonda E. Hathaway-Collins and Daniel D. Collins*

 

Vanessa M. Wilson
R. Peter Decato

 

Sullivan County Superior Court
Divorce

04-0573

Joan Hartwell* & a.

v.

City of Lebanon

 

K. William Clauson

 

Adele M. Fulton

 

Grafton County Superior Court
Municipal regulation

04-0576

Charles L. Greenhalgh,* Esq. & a.

v.

Presstek, Inc.

 

Amy Hallman Rice
J. Daniel Marr
Wayne J. Rice

 

Emily G. Rice

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
Equity – breach of split dollar agreement

04-0577

State of NH

v.

Shawn Lauginiger*

 

Attorney General

 

Robert J. Moses

 

Milford District Court
DWI

04-0583

Sheldon Dukette & a.

v.

1 House.com* & a.

 

Roy N. Weddleton

 

Todd A. Whitney

Concord District Court
Discovery of business records

04-0584

Janice Perkins

v.

Champlain Casualty Company of Vermont*

 

Edward M. Van Dorn Jr.

 

Gail E. Bakis
Gary M. Burt

Ralph N. Suozzo

 

Merrimack County Superior Court
Auto insurance

04-0586

Sandra Lee Rowse

v.

SP Construction d/b/a State Park Realty* & a.

 

Robert H. Miller

 

R. W. Chandler
Robert M. Daniszewski

 

Sullivan County Superior Court
Intentional misrepresentation, negligent misrepresentation, violation of Consumer Protection Act

04-0587

State of NH

v.

David S. Hill*

 

Attorney General

 

Sven D. Wiberg

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
Criminal threatening

04-0590

State of NH

v.

Elvis Burke*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Patrick W. Fleming

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Aggravated felonious sexual assault

04-0592

In the Matter of Mary Lou Nowe and Ronald J. Nowe*

 

Stanley J. Mullaney
Sam Cheng

 

Family Division at Brentwood
Post-divorce proceedings

04-0593

State of NH

v.

David W. Kochakian*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Linda J. Slamon

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Aggravated felonious sexual assault

04-0595

State of NH

v.

Michael J. Smith*

 

Attorney General

 

Nancy A. DeAngelis

 

Carroll County Superior Court
Possession of controlled drug

04-0596

State of NH

v.

Paul Moreau*

 

Attorney General

 

Howard Gross

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Felonious sexual assault

04-0598

Samuel Ronci* & a.

v.

Town of Franconia & a.

 

Eileen A. Nevins

 

Patrick H. Wood
Walter L. Mitchell

 

Grafton County Superior Court
Municipal regulation

04-0602

State of NH

v.

Edward Skipper*

 

Attorney General

 

Robert J. Moses

 

Hillsborough District Court
Reckless driving

04-0603

State of NH

v.

Robert Bennett*

 

Attorney General

 

L. Dickinson Bennett

 

Merrimack District Court
Unlawful possession of alcohol

04-0605

In the Matter of Peggi-Ann Nightingale and Warren A. Nightingale*

 

Peggi-Ann Nightingale, pro se
Catherine A. Feeney

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court North
Post-divorce proceedings

04-0606

State of NH

v.

Randy Owen*

 

Attorney General

 

Daniel N. Duckett
Nancy A. DeAngelis

 

Rockingham County Superior Court
2nd Degree Assault

04-0607

Woodview Development Corporation

v.

Town of Pelham*

 

Bernard H. Campbell

 

Barbara F. Loughman

 

Hillsborough County Superior Court South
Tax abatement

04-0611

State of NH

v.

Michael J. DeMeritt*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
James B. Reis

 

Strafford County Superior Court
Burglary, first degree assault, felon in possession

04-0612

Garry K. Harrington*

v.

Concord General Mutual Insurance Company

 

Francis G. Murphy Jr.

 

Gordon A. Rehnborg Jr.

 

Cheshire County Superior Court
Automobile insurance

04-0613

State of NH

v.

Mark Demita*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Richard E. Samdperil

 

Rockingham County Superior Court
Aggravated felonious sexual assault, attempted aggravated felonious sexual assault, sexual assault

04-0614

State of NH

v.

Caonabo Reyes*

 

Attorney General

 

Appellate Defender
Joseph C. Malfitani
Lisa L. Wolford

 

Rockingham County Superior Court
Felonious sexual assault

04-0619

Carole Thibodeau*

v.

Town of Salisbury

 

Mark H. Puffer

 

Walter L. Mitchell

 

Merrimack County Superior Court
Subdivision application