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... The family law magistrate (Langner, M.) found in favor of Pelletier after concluding that the
Department had waived its right to seek child support. ... We now hold that the same rules apply
when the District Court has vacated a family law magistrate's decision. ...
... On a post-judgment motion to modify a divorce decree, an abuse of discretion will only be found
if the award is "plainly and unmistakably an injustice that is so apparent as to be instantly visible
without argument." Levy, Maine Family Law Pleadings and Procedure § 4.13.3 at 61 ...
... Robert G. Conrad appeals from a judgment of the District Court (South Paris, Lawrence, J.)
denying his objection to a final order of parental rights and responsibilities in which the Family
Law Magistrate (Carlson, M.) rendered a default judgment against him for failure to appear. ...