Indiana Supreme Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.
Indiana Court of Appeals
William Hurt v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms Hurt’s conviction of Class C felony reckless disregard of a traffic control device in a highway workzone resulting in death, ruling that Hurt had seen the traffic controls repeatedly on his several trips through the workzone, prior to the fatal crash. Reverses Hurt’s conviction for Class C felony reckless operation of a vehicle in a highway workzone resulting in death, on double jeopardy grounds.
Timothy D. Sexton v. Donna M. (Sexton) Sedlak
Domestic relation. Affirms trial court’s decision to deny retroactive modification of father’s child support obligation prior to the filing date of his petition to modify, ruling the trial court did not abuse its discretion in choosing June 12, 2009, as the effective date for modification. Affirms trial court’s decision denying father’s petition for emancipation. Reverses trial court’s child support obligation of $117 per week and remands with instructiosn to determine Sexton's support obligation in light of child T.S.'s income. Judge Kirsch dissents.
Brian Calaway v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony theft and Class A misdemeanor battery.
Term. of Parent-Child Rel. of J.M.; B.M. v. IDCS (NFP)
Juvenile termination of parental rights. Affirms order terminating father’s parental rights.
Douglas (Sommers) Summers v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence for Class D felony sexual battery.
Term. of Parent-Child Rel. of S.W.; C.W. v. IDCS (NFP)
Juvenile termination of parental rights. Affirms juvenile court’s order terminating mother’s parental rights.
Bronco L. Morgan v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of and sentence for Class A felony attempted murder.
Indiana Tax Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.