Supreme Court of Missouri

en banc

 

March 4, 2003

 

 

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OPINION BY LIMBAUGH, C.J.

SC84748           Julia Brooks, Respondent, vs. Jeffrey M. Brooks, Appellant.

           

            CAUSE RETRANSFERRED. All concur.

 

 

OPINION BY WHITE, J.

SC84622           State of Missouri, ex rel. Lisa Proctor, Relator, vs. The Honorable Larry Bryson, Respondent.

           

            WRIT MADE ABSOLUTE. All concur.

 

 

OPINION BY WHITE, J.

SC84695           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Nicklous D. Churchill, Appellant.

           

            REVERSED AND REMANDED. All concur.

 

 

OPINION BY WHITE, J.

SC84747           Roxanne Kerperien, Respondent, vs. Lumberman's Mutual Casualty Company, Appellant.

           

            AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. Stith, Price and Teitelman, JJ., concur; Limbaugh, C.J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Wolff and Benton, JJ., concur in opinion of Limbaugh, C.J.

 

 

 

OPINION BY BENTON, J.

SC84714           Steven R. Cox, Respondent, vs. Director of Revenue, Appellant.

           

            REVERSED AND REMANDED. Limbaugh, C.J., Stith and Price, JJ., concur; White, J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Wolff and Teitelman, JJ., concur in

opinion of White, J.; Wolff, J., dissents in separate opinion filed.

 

 

OPINION BY STITH, J.

SC84347           Conseco Finance Servicing Corporation, f/k/a Green Tree Finance Servicing Corp., et al., Respondents, vs. Missouri Department of Revenue, Appellant.

           

            REVERSED AND REMANDED. White, Wolff, Benton and Price, JJ., concur;

Limbaugh, C.J., concurs in separate opinion filed; Teitelman, J., concurs in

opinion of Limbaugh, C.J.

 

 

OPINION BY STITH, J.

SC84349           Greenpoint Credit, L.L.C., Respondent, vs. Missouri Department of Revenue, Appellant.

           

            REVERSED AND REMANDED. White, Wolff, Benton and Price, JJ., concur;

Limbaugh, C.J., concurs in separate opinion filed; Teitelman, J., concurs in

opinion of Limbaugh, C.J.

 

 

PER CURIAM

SC84539           Ronald Huffman, Appellant, vs. Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, Respondent.

           

            AFFIRMED. All concur.

 

 

 

PER CURIAM

SC84964           In Re the Matter of: Robert E. Barker and Susan Elaine Barker, Respondents, vs. Gerald D. Barker and Christie Barker, Appellants.

           

            AFFIRMED. All concur.

 

 

 

MOTIONS FOR REHEARING

SC84523           Ford Motor Company, d/b/a American Road, Respondent, vs. Director of Revenue, Appellant.

           

            Respondent's motion for rehearing overruled.

 

SC83033           In re: Daniel J. Kazanas, Respondent.

           

            Respondent's motion for rehearing overruled. Opinion modified on Court's own motion. Teitelman, J., not participating.

 

SC83934           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Marcellus Williams, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's motion for rehearing overruled. Opinion modified on Court's own motion. Execution set for June 6, 2003.

 

SC84287           Odell Blackmon, Appellant, vs. Missouri Board of Probation and Parole, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's motion for rehearing overruled.

 

SC84587           State ex rel. Robert L. Meier, Petitioner, vs. Gene Stubblefield, Respondent.

           

            Petitioner's motion to modify opinion overruled. Opinion modified on Court's own motion.

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS FOR TRANSFER AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRANSFER

SC85013           Michael E. Lee, Appellant, vs. State of Missouri, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60905, denied.

 

 

SC85043           Saundra Sobelman, et al., Appellants, vs. David Johnson, et al., Respondents.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80974, denied.

 

SC85044           Ruth R. Millington, Respondent, vs. Edwin J. Masters and Jackie Masters, Appellants, and Donald Cato and Glenda Cato, Defendants, and Charlotte M. Newton and David Newton, Appellants.

           

            Respondent's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. SD24478, denied.

 

SC85049           Dorina Salinas, Appellant, vs. State of Missouri, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. SD24843, denied.

 

SC85050           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Jerome Montgomery, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED79647, sustained and cause ordered transferred.

 

SC85051           State of Missouri, Respondent/Cross-Appellant, vs. Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region, Inc. and Robert Crist, M.D., Appellants/Cross-Respondents.

           

            Respondent/Cross-Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED79435, denied.

 

SC85053           Katherine Louise Helsel, Respondent, vs. Sivi Noellsch, D.C., Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer, prior to opinion, from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD61536, sustained and cause ordered transferred.

 

 

SC85061           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Andria Steward, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80637, denied.

 

SC85063           Jamal Duqum, Appellant, vs. The Sentry Security Agency of St. Louis, Inc., Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80939, denied.

 

SC85066           Robert Hogate, Respondent, vs. American Golf Corporation, Appellant.

           

            Respondent's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80151, denied.

 

SC85067           In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Mark Henson, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80376, denied.

 

SC85068           Melvin Jamerson, Appellant, vs. State of Missouri, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED81033, denied.

 

SC85069           Paul Cummings, Appellant, vs. Treasurer of the State of Missouri, as Custodian of the Second Injury Fund, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80815, denied.

 

 

SC85070           Robert F. Munsch, M.D., Appellant, vs. James L. Lemon, John C. Lemon, and Lemon-Ganzalez, L.L.P., Respondents.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80622, denied.

 

SC85071           Lawrence Williams, Appellant, vs. State of Missouri, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80456, denied.

 

SC85073           Larry Steinmann and Roger Steinmann, Respondents, vs. Joe V. Davenport, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED81183, denied.

 

SC85082           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. David P. Brown, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60799, denied.

 

SC85084           Tracey L. Farmer-Cummings, Appellant, vs. Personnel Pool of Platte County, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60894, sustained and cause ordered transferred.

 

SC85085           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Joseph M. Callen, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60544, denied.

 

 

SC85086           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Michael Langdon, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80297, sustained and cause ordered transferred.

 

SC85089           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Jerald W. Thomas, Appellant.

           

            Respondent's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD59995, denied.

 

SC85092           Richard Thomas, Appellant, vs. State of Missouri, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80610, denied.

 

SC85093           St. Louis County, Respondent, vs. Vincent Ventimiglia, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80654, denied.

 

SC85094           Richard Moore, Appellant, vs. Firstar Bank, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. SD24844, denied.

 

SC85095           Todd Erdman and Tracy Erdman, Respondents, vs. Condaire, Inc., and Sachs Electric Company, Appellants.

           

            Respondents' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, Nos. ED80447 and ED80448, denied.

 

 

SC85096           The Missouri Department of Transportation, ex rel. PR Developers, Inc., Respondent, vs. Safeco Insurance Company of America and Robertson Contractors, Inc., Appellants.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED79860, denied.

 

SC85098           Robin Leigh Reynolds, Respondent, vs. Mark Paul Reynolds, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80910, denied.

 

SC85099           Kourtney Turner, a minor, by and through her Next Friend Mindy Turner, Appellant, vs. Jerry Ahten and Tammy Ahten, Respondents.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80879, denied.

 

SC85100           Elgie L. Long, Sr., et al., Appellants, vs. Funeral Directors Service, Inc., et al., Respondents.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60713, denied.

 

SC85101           Mark A. Verdoorn, Respondent, vs. Director of Revenue, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60784, sustained and cause ordered transferred.

 

SC85102           In re the Marriage of Karen Elise Goucher and Kevin Wayne Goucher

Karen Elise Goucher, Respondent, vs. Kevin Wayne Goucher, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80564, denied.

 

 

SC85104           State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Derrick Gresham, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED80634, denied.

 

SC85105           Kristin Oberhellmann, Respondent, vs. Elmer Oberhellmann, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. ED81074, denied.

 

SC85106           Jeffrey A. Findley, Appellant, vs. State of Missouri, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, Nos. WD60645 and WD60681, denied.

 

SC85107           Armstrong Business Services, Inc., et al., Appellants, vs. H & R Block, et al., Respondents.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60348, denied.

 

SC85108           City of Kansas City, Missouri, Respondent, vs. New York-Kansas Building Associates, L.P., Appellant.

           

            Respondent's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60818, denied.

 

SC85109           Ralph Wilson and Carolyn Wilson, Appellants, vs. David D. Lodwick, Respondent.

           

            Respondent's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60970, denied.

 

 

SC85110           Homer T. Seaton, Jr., Appellant, and Seaton Family Limited Partnership, et al., Plaintiffs, vs. City of Lexington, Respondent.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60690, denied.

 

SC85111           Ronald Zimmerman, Respondent, vs. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Appellant.

           

            Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60815, denied.

 

SC85112           Manuel and Esperanza Lopez, Appellants, vs. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, Respondent.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60493, denied.

 

SC85113           Jessie M. Dollard and Delbert Dollard, Appellants, vs. Depositors Insurance Company, Respondent.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60492, denied.

 

SC85114           C. Patrick Herring and Clarann Herring, et al., Appellants, vs. Prudential Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Respondent.

           

            Appellants' application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60491, denied.

 

SC85115           William Gomez, Respondent-Appellant, vs. Construction Design, Inc., Appellant-Respondent.

           

            Respondent-Appellant's application for transfer from the Missouri Court of Appeals, No. WD60093 (consolidated with WD60125), sustained and cause ordered transferred.

 

 

WRITS AND OTHER ORIGINAL PROCEEDINGS

SC84989           State ex rel. John D. Bailey, D.O., Relator, vs. The Honorable Gene Hamilton, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of mandamus denied.

 

SC85035           State ex rel. U.S. Bank National Association, Relator, vs. The Honorable Melvyn W. Wiesman, Judge, Circuit Court of St. Louis County, 21st Judicial Circuit, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition denied. Benton, J., not participating.

 

SC84996           State ex rel. Larry J. (Joe) Glasscock, Petitioner, vs. James Anthony Gammon and the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole, Respondents.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

Petitioner's motion for appointment of counsel overruled.

 

SC85036           State ex rel. Jeffrey Amick, Petitioner, vs. Missouri Board of Probation and Parole and Missouri Department of Corrections, Respondents.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

SC85037           State ex rel. FirstPlus Home Loan Owner Trusts 1998-1 and 1998-2, Relators, vs. The Honorable David W. Russell, Circuit Judge, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition sustained. Preliminary writ ordered to issue returnable to Court en Banc on March 11, 2003.

 

SC85041           State ex rel. Bishop Band of the Faith Valley Tribe, et al., Petitioners, vs. The Honorable Jo Beth Prewitt, Judge, and Fred O'Neill, Prosecuting Attorney, Respondents.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition denied.

 

SC85016           State ex rel. Gregory Breeden, Petitioner, vs. Missouri Board of Probation and Parole, et al., Respondents.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

Petitioner's motion for forthwith issuance of original writs pursuant to Rule 55.09 and undisputed allegations of illegal restraint and violations of lawful rights overruled.

 

SC85045           State ex rel. Will Miller, Petitioner, vs. The Honorable Harold L. Lowenstein, Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of mandamus denied.

 

Petitioner's motion to issue writ overruled.

 

SC85046           State ex rel. Angela M. Koepke and Roger Grob Real Estate, Inc., Relators, vs. The Honorable Joseph M. Ladd, Associate Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of Franklin County, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of mandamus denied.

 

SC85047           State ex rel. Lorne Lei Wray, Petitioner, vs. Marylois Lacey, C.E.O., St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

Petitioner's motion for legal advisor or assistance in support of writ of habeas corpus overruled.

 

SC85062           State ex rel. Arthur Scott Clay, Petitioner, vs. James Anthony Gammon, State of Missouri, Respondents.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

Petitioner's motion for appointment of counsel overruled.

 

 

SC85072           State ex rel. Anchor Fence Company, Relator, vs. Sandra L. Skinner, Clerk of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of mandamus denied.

 

SC85079           State ex rel. Director of Revenue, State of Missouri, Relator, vs. The Honorable Ronald R. McKenzie, Senior Judge, Marion County, 10th Judicial Circuit, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition denied.

 

SC84995           State ex rel. Bruce Day, Petitioner, vs. Michael Bowersox, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

Petitioner's application for subpoena duces tecum denied.

 

SC85081           State ex rel. Master Financial Asset Securitization Trust 1998-1, Relator, vs. The Honorable David W. Russell, Circuit Judge, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition sustained. Preliminary writ ordered to issue returnable to Court en Banc on March 11, 2003.

 

SC85083           State ex rel. Chaminade College Preparatory, Inc., Relator, vs. The Honorable Margaret M. Neill, Judge of the Missouri Circuit Court for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition denied.

 

SC85027           State ex rel. Tommy Nunley, Petitioner, vs. Larry Rowley, Superintendent, Northeast Correctional Center, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

 

SC85028           State ex rel. Calvin Hamilton, Petitioner, vs. Larry Rowley, Superintendent, Northeast Correctional Center, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

SC85057           State ex rel. James Washington, Jr., Petitioner, vs. James A. Gammon, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

SC85090           State ex rel. Bernard J. Dolenz, Petitioner, vs. Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of mandamus denied.

 

SC85097           State ex rel. David G. Baugh, Petitioner, vs. Missouri Department of Revenue,

et al., Respondents.

           

            Petition for writ of prohibition denied.

 

SC85059           State ex rel. Elgin Vinson, Petitioner, vs. Michael Murphy, Respondent.

           

            Petition for writ of habeas corpus denied.

 

 

Day - to - Day,

 

 

____________________________________

Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.

Chief Justice

 

 

The next regular conference of Court en Banc will be on April 1, 2003.