Court Case Record ROBERT FONTAINE vs. CAPE COD TIMES 2012-P-1085


Court Case Number: 2012-P-1085

Case Number2012-P-1085
Case TypeCivil
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtBarnstable Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date09/02/2008
Close Date03/03/2014


Kenneth M. Levine, Esquire WithdrawnRobert FontainePro Se Plaintiff/Appellant
Gordon P. Katz, Esquire Matthew L. Mitchell, EsquireCape Cod TimesDefendant/Appellee
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
07/10/2012 #1 Entered.
07/10/2012 #2 Notice of entry sent.
07/16/2012 #3 MOTION to withdraw as counsel for Robert Fontaine and extend brief and appendix due date, filed by Kenneth M. Levine.
07/17/2012 #4 RE#2: Counsel's motion to withdraw is allowed, and the appellant is deemed proceeding pro se in this appeal. The motion to extend the due date of the appellant's brief is denied without prejudice to renewal by the appellant, on or before 7/27/12, accompanied by an affidavit setting forth with particularity the reasons for the lengthy extension. The appellant is also reminded of the Appeals Court's Pilot Program Requiring Appellants to File Docketing Statements in Civil Cases. See the Appeals Court's website for filing instructions. *Notice.
07/26/2012 #5 Docketing Statement received from Robert Fontaine.^
07/30/2012 #6 MOTION to enlarge time to file appeal brief pursuant to MRAP 19(a), filed by Robert Fontaine.
08/01/2012 #7 RE#4: The within is treated as a motion to stay appellate proceedings and allowed to 09/04/12. Status report to be filed on or before that date to be supported by affidavit of appellant indicating progress made on obtaining record materials and good faith estimate as to when he expects to file and serve his brief. Notice
09/04/2012 #8 Status Report, filed by Robert Fontaine.
09/05/2012 #9 RE#5: The stay is vacated. The motion to enlarge time to file brief to 12/20/12 is denied without prejudice to refiling supported by affidavit detailing specific good cause for the lengthy extension requested. *Notice.
09/10/2012 #10 Affidavit in support of paper no. 5, filed by Robert Fontaine.
09/11/2012 #11 RE#6: Allowed to 12/20/12. No further enlargement to be anticipated. *Notice.
12/10/2012 #12 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Robert Fontaine.
12/13/2012 #13 RE#7: Denied without prejudice to refiling with the brief and appendix on or before 1/20/13. *Notice.
01/23/2013 #13.1 Request the court accept appellant's brief and appendix this 22nd day of January, 2013, filed by Robert Fontaine.
01/24/2013 #14 RE#8: Allowed. The appellant's brief and record appendix are accepted for filing this date. *Notice.
01/24/2013 #15 SERVICE of brief & appendix-1 vol., 7 sets for Plaintiff/Appellant Robert Fontaine.
02/19/2013 #16 Notice of appearance of Gordon P. Katz for Cape Cod Times.
02/19/2013 #17 MOTION to extend brief due date of Cape Cod Times.
02/20/2013 #18 RE#11: Extension to 03/15/2013 granted for filing of brief of Cape Cod Times, Defendant/Appellee. Notice to counsel.
03/01/2013 #19 Affidavit in response to appellee Cape Cod Time's request for extension of time to file brief until 3/15/13, filed by Robert Fontaine.
03/15/2013 #20 MOTION to file supplemental appendix, filed by Cape Cod Times.
03/15/2013 #21 RE#13: Allowed. *Notice.