Recent Memoranda of Decision

Memoranda of decision are listed on this page for approximately 60-90 days after they are issued.

January 2021

Docket # Mem Dec # Case Title Date Subject Trial Judge Result
Sag-20-147 Mem 21-4 Samuel E. Burgess III v. Town of Phippsburg 1/21/21 Rule 80B petition Billings Affirmed
Ken-20-162 Mem 21-3 Deborah A. Jacobs v. Robert M. Jacobs 01/12/21 Divorce Rushlau Affirmed
Wal-20-173 Mem 21-2 Gregory A. Harriman et al. v. David Quimby et al. 01/07/21 Quiet title R. Murray Affirmed
And-20-170 Mem 21-1 Herbert F. Warrender v. Department of Corrections et al. 01/05/21 Negligence MG Kennedy Affirmed

 

December 2020

Docket # Mem Dec # Case Title Date Subject Trial Judge Result
Ken-20-185 Mem 20-120 Prescott McCurdy v. Bureau of Motor Vehicles et al. 12/29/20 Rule 80C petition Murphy Affirmed
Cum-20-66 Mem 20-119 Debbie Kilmartin v. Sidney Kilmartin 12/29/20 Motion for relief Cashman Affirmed
Pen-20-174 Mem 20-118 Pat Doe (HC) v. Jamie Jordan 12/29/20 Protection from harassment Budd Affirmed
Pen-20-175 Mem 20-117 Pat Doe (CE) v. Jamie Jordan 12/29/20 Protection from abuse Budd Affirmed
Kno-20-214 Mem 20-116 In re Child of Jasmine M. 12/29/20 Jeopardy order Mathews Affirmed
Wal-20-186 Mem 20-115 Pat Doe v. Carlos Castro 12/29/20 Protection from abuse Davis Affirmed
Yor-20-166 Mem 20-114 John Barth v. Town of Waterboro et al. 12/29/20 Rule 80B petition Douglas Dismissed in part and affirmed in part
Was-20-209 Mem 20-113 In re Child of Ann F. 12/29/20 Termination of parental rights Mitchell Affirmed
Kno-20-167 Mem 20-112 Steven R. Clark v. Department of Corrections 12/22/20 Rule 80B petitions Mallonee Affirmed
Yor-20-118 Mem 20-111 Kelley A. O'Shea v. Kathleen M. O'Shea et al. 12/15/20 Trusts O'Neil Affirmed
Ken-20-34 Mem 20-110 Bryce S. Worcester v. State of Maine 12/15/20 Petition for discharge Anderson Affirmed
Pen-20-100 Mem 20-109 Engineering Dynamics, Inc. v. Rudman and Winchell, LLC, et al.  12/08/20 Legal malpractice Anderson Affirmed
Pen-20-6 Mem 20-108 Estate of William H. Cutler Jr. 12/3/20 Petition to reopen estate Faircloth Affirmed
Aro-20-172  Mem 20-107 Robert J. Williams v. Meggan Pratt 12/1/20 Parental rights and responsibilities Nelson Affirmed
Pen-20-176  Mem 20-106 Jamie J. Jordan v. Pat Doe 12/1/20 Protection from abuse Budd Affirmed

November 2020

Docket # Mem Dec # Case Title Date Subject Trial Judge Result
Aro-19-485 Mem 20-105 State of Maine v. Bryan Hamilton 11/24/20 Gross sexual assault Stewart Affirmed
Pis-20-84 Mem 20-104 Michael C. Dube v. Thomas N. Dube 11/24/20 Easements Anderson Affirmed
Han-20-27 Mem 20-103 Ellen A. Breindel v. Timothy J. Breindel 11/17/20 Divorce Roberts Affirmed
Han-20-152 Mem 20-102 Ricky Spofford v. Secretary of State 11/12/20 Suspension of drivers license Mallonee Affirmed
Ken-20-43 Mem 20-101 Lawrence A. Gervais v. Maine Public Employees Retirement System 11/12/20 Denial of disability benefits  Stokes Affirmed
Han-20-23 Mem 20-100 State of Maine v. Justin T. Chipman 11/12/20 Burglary R. Murray Affirmed
Ken-20-165 Mem 20-99 In re Child of Elton H. 11/12/20 Termination of parental rights Montgomery Affirmed
Oxf-19-505 Mem 20-98 In re Child of James S. 11/12/20 Termination of parental rights Ham-Thompson Affirmed
And-20-127 Mem 20-97 Kerry L. Hewson v. Thomas J. Hewson 11/10/20 Divorce Ham-Thompson Affirmed
Aro-20-97 Mem 20-96 Penelope McHatten et al. v. Paul F. Ballerstein et al.  11/3/20 Boundary dispute Hunter Affirmed

October 2020

Docket # Mem Dec # Case Title Date Subject Trial Judge Result
Kno-20-9 Mem 20-95 Herbert B. Kauffman v. Debra A. Tillou 10/29/20 Divorce Mathews Affirmed
Pen-19-514 Mem 20-94 Stephen C. Bellavia v. Glen D. Plourde 10/29/20 Forcible entry and detainer Nale Affirmed
Cum-20-99 Mem 20-93 In re Children of Amber K. 10/29/20 Termination of parental rights Powers Affirmed
Pen-20-141 Mem 20-92 Guardianship of J. 10/29/20 Adult guardianship Faircloth Affirmed
Fra-20-136 Mem 20-91 In re Children of Lloyd S.  10/29/20 Termination of parental rights Carlson Affirmed
And-20-121 Mem 20-90 In re Child of Veronica I. 10/29/20 Jeopardy order Martin Affirmed
Fra-20-109 Mem 20-89 In re Children of Jessica P. 10/29/20 Termination of parental rights Carlson Affirmed
Ken-20-111 Mem 20-88 George A. Fernald v. Department of Corrections 10/29/20 Motion to dismiss Murphy Affirmed
Yor-20-106 Mem 20-87 Sol Fedder v. Department of Environmental Protection et al.  10/29/20 License revocation O'Neil Affirmed
Pen-20-105 Mem 20-86 In re Child of Casey M. 10/29/20 Termination of parental rights Campbell Affirmed
Pis-20-85 Mem 20-85 Deborah L. (Heydorn) Moore v. Frederick A. Heydorn 10/29/20 Spousal support Stitham Affirmed
Sag-20-78 Mem 20-84 In re Child of Elizabeth T. 10/29/20 Termination of parental rights Raimondi Affirmed
Pen-20-37 Mem 20-83 State of Maine v. Kevin Goulet 10/29/20 OUI Stitham Affirmed
Ken-20-21 Mem 20-82 Jeremy D. Lee v. Larence Laske 10/29/20 Protection from harassment Montgomery Affirmed
BCD-19-515 Mem 20-81 Frederic J. Poor et al. v. Robert K. Lindell Jr.  10/29/20 Motion to disqualify Duddy Affirmed
Ken-20-110 Mem 20-80 Adult Guardianship of P. 10/27/20 Adult guardianship E. Mitchell Affirmed
Pen-20-5 Mem 20-79 Kelda S. Rose v. Eastern Maine Medical Center et al. 10/20/20 Disability discrimination Anderson Affirmed
Cum-20-72 Mem 20-78 In re Children of Krystal L.  10/20/20 Child protection Eggert Affirmed
Aro-19-434 Mem 20-77 In re Children of Dawn L. 10/20/20 Child protection Soucy Affirmed
Cum-19-471 Mem 20-76 Danny Lowe et al. v. Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company 10/15/20 Reach-and-apply action Warren Affirmed
BCD-20-33 Mem 20-75 Emile L. Clavet v. Kevin B. Dean 10/13/20 Breach of fiduciary duty Murphy Affirmed
Cum-20-74 Mem 20-74 In re Children of Susan W.  10/8/20 Child protection Eggert Affirmed
Pen-20-140 Mem 20-73 In re Children of Theodore E. 10/6/20 Child protection Campbell Affirmed
Pen-20-91 Mem 20-72 In re Child of Shania T. 10/6/20 Child protection Budd Affirmed
Yor-19-311 Mem 20-71 Michael R. Drew v. Craig Sears 10/6/20 Breach of contract Douglas Affirmed
Yor-19-511 Mem 20-70 Amanda E. Sedgewick v. Nicholas W. Rago 10/6/20 Relief from judgment and contempt Driscoll, D Affirmed
Han-20-90 Mem 20-69 In re Children of Matthew M. 10/6/20 Child protection Roberts Affirmed
Cum-20-65 Mem 20-68 Benjamin Murphy v. Corrie Lamkin 10/6/20 Parental rights and responsibilities Kelly Affirmed
Oxf-19-465 Mem 20-67 In re Children of Krista O. 10/6/20 Child protection Carlson Affirmed
Cum-20-80 Mem 20-66 Cory M. Kelley v. Laura E. McKee 10/6/20 Contempt Darvin Affirmed
Wal-19-506 Mem 20-65 Jeffrey A. Grass v. Pamela J. Grass 10/6/20 Divorce Davis Affirmed