Opinions Oct. 10, 2014

October 10, 2014

Indiana Court of Appeals
Susan A. Snyder v. Town of Yorktown, Delaware County Surveyor, Delaware County Drainage Board, Randall Miller & Associates, Inc., and Watson Excavating, Inc.
Civil tort. Reverses grant of the defendants’ motion to dismiss Snyder’s complaint regarding inverse condemnation because her complaint sufficiently states a claim for it. Affirms dismissal as it relates to her claim for trespass because the allegations in her complaint fail to establish any circumstances under which she would be entitled to relief for trespass. Remands for further proceedings.

Larry Peterson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony aggravated battery.

Stacy Robey v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Reverses conviction of Class A misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

Jonathan David Turner v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation and order Turner serve the remainder of his sentence in the Department of Correction.

In re The Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of Jo.N. and Ja.N. (Minor Children) and T.N. (Mother) v. Indiana Department of Child Services (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of mother’s parental rights.

Nicholas Suding v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of petition for post-conviction relief.

John Adams v. CTB, Inc., Individually and d/b/a, Brock Grain Systems (NFP)
Civil tort. Affirms summary judgment in favor of Brock Grain Systems on Adams’ negligence lawsuit.

Edward Ivy v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal.  Affirms conviction of Class A felony attempted murder.

Laura Faulkenburg v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Reverses finding Faulkenburg in direct contempt for refusing to answer questions while on the witness stand and sentencing her to one year in jail.

Steven Terrell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class A felony attempted murder and Class B felony attempted robbery.

Tony A. White v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of four counts of Class C felony dealing in marijuana.

In re: The Matter of Supervised Estate of Joseph James Regalado (NFP)
Estate, supervised. Affirms order finding Baltasar Regalado in contempt for failing to comply with an order that he submit to DNA testing to establish whether he is the biological father of heir Paula Heffelfinger.

Alexis Cameron v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony domestic battery.