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Merrill v. Merrill

Petition granted, judgment vacated, and case remanded for further consideration in light of Howell v. Howell on May 22, 2015.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1139 Ariz. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether the Arizona Supreme Court erred in circumventing Mansell v. Mansell under the guise that post-divorce waivers of retired pay are different from pre-divorce waivers.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 14 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2016)
Apr 12 2016Brief of respondent Diane Merrill in opposition filed.
Apr 26 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.
Apr 26 2016Reply of petitioner Robert Merrill filed. (Distributed)
May 05 2016Record Requested.
May 13 2016Record received from the Arizona Supreme Court (1 box).
May 17 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2016.
May 25 2016Rescheduled.
Jul 19 2016Additional records received from Arizona Supreme Court (1 envelope).
Nov 02 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
May 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 18, 2017.
May 22 2017Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Howell v. Howell, 581 U.S. ____ (2017).
Jun 15 2017Petition for Rehearing filed.
Jul 17 2017Rehearing DENIED.
Jul 18 2017Records returned to the Arizona Supreme Court (1 box, 1 envelope).