Opinions Sept. 20, 2019

Indiana Court of Appeals
T.R. v. E.R.
Domestic relations. Affirms the Marion Superior Court’s decree of dissolution of T.R. and E.R.’s marriage. Remands with instructions to clarify the order regarding the domestic violence program, psychological evaluation and mother’s income, and to recalculate child support if necessary.

Rodolfo Lopez, Jr. v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Rodolfo Lopez Jr.’s concurrent sentences for his four Level 5 felony convictions. Finds Lopez has waived his issue for appeal and that he is not entitled to relief or leniency because he represented himself pro se.

Stacy Hart v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Post conviction. Affirms the denial of Stacy Hart’s petition for post conviction relief. Finds the Vanderburgh Circuit Court did not abuse its discretion in ordering the matter to proceed by affidavit in lieu of an evidentiary hearing.

Bryant Edwards v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Bryant Edwards’ conviction of Class A misdemeanor carrying a handgun without a license. Finds there is sufficient evidence to support the conviction.

Christopher Alexander d/b/a Crystal Tiger Holdings, LLC v. Djuric Trucking, Inc. and William H. Walden, as Special Representative of the Estate of Mark Phillip Sikorski (mem. dec.)
Civil tort. Affirms the Lake Superior Court’s award of judgment in favor of Djuric Trucking, Inc. and Mark Phillip Sikorski’s estate against Christopher Alexander, d/b/a Crystal Tiger Holdings, LLC. Finds that summary judgment in favor of Djuric was proper.

In the Matter of the Involuntary Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of F.P., J.P., M.C., (Minor Children) and C.C. (Mother) v. The Indiana Department of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile termination. Affirms the involuntary termination of C.C.’s parental rights to F.P., J.P., and M.C. Finds the Bartholomew Circuit Court’s conclusions are clearly and convincingly supported by the unchallenged findings of fact and that C.C. waived her due process claim by raising it for the first time on appeal.

Eldridge Jerome Moore v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Eldridge Moore’s convictions of two counts of murder. Finds there is sufficient evidence to support the convictions and to negate his self-defense claim.

Whitney Bishop v. Review Board of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, and Extra Help, Inc. (mem. dec.)
Agency. Reverses the Indiana Department of Workforce Development Review Board’s decision in a stolen identity case in which Whitney Bishop was determined to be the person who worked for the staffing agency, although she alleged to never had even heard of the company. Concludes the Review Board’s finding is not supported by substantial evidence. Remands to the Review Board to conduct further proceedings consistent with the opinion.

Auralea Till v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Auralea Till’s 12-year sentence for conviction of Level 3 felony neglect of a dependent. Finds no abuse of discretion and concludes there is sufficient evidence to support the conviction. Finds the sentence is not inappropriate in light of the nature of the offense and Till’s character.

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