Opinions May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015

Indiana Court of Appeals
Gary P. Byers v. Robert E. Moredock and Rhoda S. Moredock
Civil tort. Affirms summary judgment in favor of the Moredocks and against Byers. Finds the Moredocks as owners of the property and landlords did not have a duty to ensure their tenant’s dog was properly restrained.

In re the Paternity of J.A.S.: H.S. v. N.L. (mem. dec.)
Juvenile paternity. Affirms trial court’s final order granting the request of N.L. (the father) to change the last name of J. (the child) to the father’s last name. Also affirms trial court’s decision to not enter a child support arrearage.

Anthony Armacost v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms two-and-one-half-year sentence imposed after guilty plea for Class D felony receiving stolen property.