When defendant is charged with committing the offense in a drug-free zone, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that children were reasonably expected to be present when the offense occurred.
Consumer Attorney Services, P.A. v. State, No. 49S05-1703-PL-161, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind,, March 21, 2017).
Neither the Credit Services Organizations Act, Mortgage Rescue Protection Fraud Act, Home Loan Practices Act, nor Deceptive Consumer Sales Act provides an exemption for law firms.
The statutory authority allowing a trial court to order a divorced parent to contribute to his child’s post-secondary educational expenses is constitutional.
A post-conviction court must make specific findings of fact and conclusions of law when there is a claim of ineffective assistance of trial counsel and involuntariness of a guilty plea.
Defendant was entitled to post-conviction relief to reduce his sentence because of the poor advice of his attorney to reject a plea agreement.