The Court of Appeals of Indiana has upheld the entry of default judgment against a pool company, dismissing its appeal of that judgment. A dissenting judge, however, would consider the case on the merits.
Can a Hoosier change his or her birth certificate to reflect his or her preferred gender marker? Depends on which Court of Appeals of Indiana judge you ask.
Justices deny transfer in 24 cases, including case regarding conviction for crime defendant ‘did not commit’
The Indiana Supreme Court denied transfer to 24 cases for the week ending Dec. 2, including one case that split the court.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana is continuing to wrestle with requests to change legal documents for transgender children, parting ways with its own precedent and finding that trial courts cannot order a gender-marker change.
A man who was kicked out of drug court for a variety of violations did not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that his explanations for the violations were valid.
A Wayne County father involved in a bloody robbery with his son did not find relief from his accomplice convictions at the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
Split COA voids juvenile’s delinquency adjudication, finds trial court failed to ensure minor knowingly waived rights
A juvenile’s delinquency adjudication for auto theft has been voided after a split Court of Appeals of Indiana found a trial court failed to ensure the child knowingly and voluntarily waived his rights when he admitted to the offense.
Court of Appeals of Indiana judges parted ways on an issue of first impression in a “he said, she said” child molestation case, with the majority finding that a man was not given a fair opportunity to challenge the “she said” part of the evidence.
In ‘rare circumstances,’ split COA reverses denied PCR petition for man convicted of drug crime he didn’t commit
Although neither trial nor appellate counsel proved ineffective in a man’s drug-related case, a split Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed the denial of the defendant’s petition for post-conviction relief after finding he was convicted of a crime he did not actually commit.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reinstated default judgment against a man who had previously won a reversal of that judgment but who failed to address the counterclaims against him.
A mother with a history of mental illness and trouble with the law will regain custody of her children after a split panel of the Court of Appeals of Indiana determined there was insufficient evidence to prove her kids were CHINS. But a dissenting judge expressed concern about the children incurring their mother’s “wrath” if left in her care.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed the placement of a Porter County juvenile in the Indiana Department of Correction following the failure of numerous and intensive rehabilitation efforts and lesser restrictive placements.
A man facing 41 felony charges will not have his bail reduced after the Court of Appeals of Indiana determined the consequences of his case could prove “severe.”
A non-disparagement clause drafted into a couple’s divorce order to prevent the parents from talking badly about each other even outside of the presence of their child was an unconstitutional prior restraint on speech, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled in a partial reversal.
Making an about-face, a sharply divided panel of the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed the denial of a mother’s second request to change her transgender child’s birth certificate gender marker. But noting its own conflicting precedent, the COA called on the Indiana Supreme Court to help resolve the issue.
A Bloomfield woman has secured a partial reversal from the Court of Appeals of Indiana on the assessment of her fees and costs for her crime of failing to comply with compulsory school attendance law.
A man who sought to suppress evidence of his alcohol concentration equivalent during prosecution for a traffic infraction has secured a reversal from the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
A stepfather may keep legal and physical custody of his ex-wife’s child despite objections from the biological father, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
Despite having concerns about the continued viability of a 1985 Indiana Supreme Court decision, the Court of Appeals of Indiana upheld the denial of a defendant’s motion to compel evidence of unredacted copies of police reports based on that precedent.