(a) Nina's last known destination that day, was Ellen Doren's place. We have only Doren's word, that Nina never turned up. Maybe, one of Doren's kids might be able to verify that Nina did not turn up, but they are probably too little.
(b) Doren did not phone Hans Sunday evening (Sept 3), or visit his house, to find out if Nina might be with him and the children, or to see if she has picked up the children and gone elsewhere.
(c) Doren did not phone Hans Monday (Sept 4), or visit his house, to find out if Nina might be with him and the children, or to see if she has picked up the children and gone elsewhere.
(d) Doren did not phone Hans Tuesday (Sept 5), or visit his house, to find out if Nina might be with him and the children, or to see if she has picked up the children and gone elsewhere, until 9:21 p.m. that evening.
(e) Doren did not phone Hans and ask him to pick up the children from school, when Nina appeared to be missing.
(f) Doren did not phone the school to see if a teacher could surreptitiously ascertain whether the children knew where Nina was. The teacher could simply have asked, "Have you seen your mom recently?"
(g) Doren went to Adventure Time to pick up the Reiser kids at about 2:30 p.m. Sept 5. She did not have permission, so left without them. Why does she do this? Why does Doren feel it is her responsibility to pick up the kids? In the usual course of events, this would now be Hans' responsibility. Why does Doren need to steal Hans' kids, anyway. What is motivating her?
(h) Doren tells Adventure Time employees that Nina is out of town. It is stated she does this "for the benefit of the child" (the daughter Niorline) who was with her. Why does Doren think the child will be upset by asking her if she has seen her mom recently?
(i) Doren doesn't ask the children if they know where their mother is. Why not? We are supposed to believe that Doren, who is supposedly "worried sick" about her missing friend Nina, does not bother to ask the Reiser kids if they have seen there mother recently, or otherwise, know where she is.
(j) After obtaining permission, Doren picks up the Reiser kids from Adventure Time around 5:30 p.m. Why does she want to pickup the kids? This should now be Hans responsibility. However, Hans still does not know that Nina is missing, since Doren has not told him. Doren knows that Reiser does not know that Nina is missing and tries to pick up his kids. She knows that Hans will insist on picking up his kids, if she tells him that Nina is missing, so she doesn't tell him.
(k) Doren appears to have lied about her various calls to Nina Reiser's cell phone. Doren said she kept waiting and calling. And then at 9 p.m., she left another message on Nina Reiser's phone. This time, it didn't ring and ring and instead went straight to voice mail. However, a Verizon employee testified that Doren's first call went straight to voice mail.
(l) Doren took more than two days to report to police that Nina had disappeared (from 6 p.m. Sept 3 to about 9 p.m. Sept 5).
(m) Nina's vehicle was found about a quarter mile from Doren's place (and about 3 miles from Hans' place).
(n) On Sept. 21, Doren gets custody of Reiser's kids. Why does Doren insist on getting custody of Reiser's kids? Why does she even apply for custody?