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Indiana Court of Appeals
Brandy L. Walczak v. Labor Works-Fort Wayne, LLC, d/b/a Labor Works
Civil plenary. Reverses summary judgment for Labor Works-Fort Wayne in Walczak’s suit for unpaid wages. Concludes that the matter must be first submitted to the Department of Labor for resolution, so the trial court lacked subject matter jurisdiction over the claims until the DOL had made a determination. Remands with instructions to dismiss the complaint.
Christopher Starkey v. Janet Panoch (NFP)
Domestic relation. Remands with instructions that husband still make the required house and utility payments but that he be reimbursed from house proceeds for these amounts; for further consideration and findings as to whether husband is entitled to a credit for his overpayment of temporary maintenance and support; and to clarify the parties’ date of separation and to make any necessary corrections to medical expense calculations based upon the wrong date. Affirms dissolution judgment in all other respects.
Brenda S. Hanna v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony possession of a narcotic drug.
Jeremy Whetstone v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class C felony stalking and Class A misdemeanor criminal conversion.
Gregory Young v. Nicole Young (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms award of maintenance and attorney fees to wife.