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Opinions Jan. 20, 2015

January 20, 2015

Indiana Court of Appeals
Jeri Good v. Indiana Teachers Retirement Fund
25A03-1408-MI-278
Miscellaneous. Affirms determination that Good was entitled to only six months of retroactive benefits from the Indiana Public Retirement System instead of a full year as Good sought. Indiana law limits an INPRS member to six months of retroactive retirement benefits. Rejects Good’s claims that she is entitled to additional retroactive benefits based on the theories of equitable estoppel, unjust enrichment and breach of fiduciary duty.

Nathaniel E. Moffett v. State of Indiana (NFP)
90A02-1407-CR-467
Criminal. Affirms 50-year sentence for Class B felony attempted arson, Class C felony possession of a dangerous device by an inmate, Class A misdemeanor intimidation and for being a habitual offender.

Nathaniel J. Richardson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
34A02-1408-CR-564
Criminal. Remands for further proceedings to determine who decided that Richardson was not entitled to good-time credit for the period of in-home detention between January 2012 and January 2013, and whether that entity had authority to make that determination, recalculating credit time if necessary; determine whether Richardson was released on bond on March 6 or March 15, 2013, recalculating credit time if necessary; remove the 43 actual-days credit time from Richardson’s FD-61 sentence; and determine under which cause Richardson was serving in-home detention between March 2013 and March 2014, recalculating credit time if necessary.

Heather L. McDaniel v. State of Indiana (NFP)
12A05-1405-CR-223
Criminal. Affirms aggregate six-year sentence, with a total of five years executed at the Department of Correction and one year suspended to probation, following guilty plea to two counts of Class D felony causing serious bodily injury while operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Roy Dale Weber v. State of Indiana (NFP)
73A01-1401-CR-8
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation.

In the Matter of the Term. of the Parent-Child Relationship of C.W. & A.W. and J.W. v. The Ind. Dept. of Child Services (NFP)
06A01-1406-JT-240
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.

Ritchie Townsend v. State of Indiana (NFP)
49A02-1407-MI-462
Miscellaneous. Affirms denial of petition to expunge Townsend’s 1988 conviction for Class B felony criminal confinement.
 

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