Child custody case wends way to trial
April 8, 2022
One of the two Cloquet women who had children taken from their custody in January appears ready to take her case to trial. Nicole Ammesmaki had what is called an admit/deny hearing Tuesday and her attorney stated that her client denies the court’s reasoning for taking her five children out of her home.
The hearing also served to clear up questions Carlton County Sixth District judge Rebekka Stumme had regarding the complicated case.
Ammesmaki, who by all accounts has cooperated fully with steps required to regain custody, also faces criminal charges that were filed in March by the county...