Opinions Sept. 2, 2016

September 2, 2016

The following Indiana Supreme Court opinion was posted after IL deadline Thursday:
D.A. v. State of Indiana
Miscellaneous. Affirms trial court order denying a petition to expunge civil forfeiture records associated with a drug conviction that had been expunged. In a matter of first impression, holds that the plain meaning of Indiana’s expungement statutes does not include civil forfeiture records.

Friday’s opinions
Indiana Court of Appeals
In the Matter of the Commitment of H.F. v. Eskenazi Health/Midtown Clinic (mem. dec.)
Mental health. Affirms order for temporary involuntary civil commitment, not to exceed 90 days.  
Kristen N. Collette v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms the trial court’s special probation condition that Collette not care for children under 16 years of age.
Timothy D. Shuff v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Shuff’s convictions and 40-year sentence for child molesting, as a Level 1 felony; sexual misconduct with a minor, as a Level 4 felony; and child molesting, as a Level 4 felony.