A split Indiana Court of Appeals panel upheld Monday the denial of a mother’s petition asking for a gender marker change for her transgender son on his birth certificate, finding sufficient evidence wasn’t provided to prove the change was in the child’s best interests.
A new trial has been ordered for a Lake County father who was refused a rental home after telling the owner that he had children.
Appellate judges have ruled that an Indiana trial court did not err by denying a motion to amend charging information in a Dubois County man’s adult criminal case after he was alleged to have committed numerous acts of child molesting before he was a legal adult.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has agreed with a Hamilton County mother who argued that grandparent visitation granted to her late husband’s parents was not supported by adequate findings.
A genuine issue of material fact still exists on the willful or wanton exception to governmental immunity for the use of a 911 system in the case of mishandled Howard County emergency call that resulted in a woman’s death, the Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an order requiring a Johnson County man to pay his public adjuster for negotiating a settlement on his damaged home. The court found appellate review of his issues were waived, also noting with distaste his words about the trial judge in his case.
A man’s three-year sentence for domestic battery and contempt of court was affirmed Tuesday by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
Two Indiana trial courts must reconsider parents’ requests to change their children’s birth certificate gender markers, a majority of the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, finding parents have statutory authority to request the changes for their minor transgender children. A dissenting judge, however, opined that Wednesday’s decision was a judicial overreach into legislative powers.
The mother of a child whose boyfriend was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 18-month-old’s death failed to show in her appeal that she was wrongly convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for her role in the child’s brutalization and death.
A $112,000 money judgment originally upheld in 2019 has been reaffirmed in a second appellate decision issued in the case Tuesday.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Friday dismissed as premature an appeal filed by a southern Indiana man who challenged a trial court order dismissing three of four defendants that he sued, claiming breach of contract in a real estate sales dispute.
A ex-husband will again take his challenge of the final judgment in his divorce case back to the trial court after the Indiana Court of Appeals ordered a second remand to address the division of marital property.
In a move not typically seen, the Indiana Court of Appeals extended a Hoosier woman’s temporary involuntary commitment solely based on an eating disorder that doctors said was causing her severe malnutrition.
A split Indiana Court of Appeals panel has reversed a damages award to a nursing home in its breach of warranty dispute with a roofing company, with a dissenting judge arguing that the damage award was within the scope of the evidence.
Indiana’s child pornography statute is not unconstitutionally vague, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, rejecting a northern Indiana man’s challenge to his conviction. The appeals court also found the evidence against the defendant was supported a jury’s guilty verdict.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the denial of a Dubois County man’s second motion to suppress evidence found on a hard drive he owned that tied him to charges of child pornography.
A mother was wrongly denied her petition for visitation with her daughter who is the subject of a guardianship, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The appellate court remanded the case to give the mother her day in court.
The 65-year sentence of a man convicted of murder was affirmed Monday on appeal, but a judge wrote separately to “address a practical dilemma facing appellate courts, lawyers, and litigants” after recent appeals revised longstanding double jeopardy caselaw.