Raley v. State, No. 88A04-1705-CR-1039 ,__ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 13, 2017).

The sexually violent predator designation is a statutory mandate; the designation may not be altered by the terms of a plea agreement.

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Moell v. Moell, No. 45A05-1704-DR-784, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 13, 2017).

Trial court did not have authority to allow the 17-year-old child of the parties to make his own decisions regarding parenting time and related issues.

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Harris v. Lafayette HIHTC, LP, No. 79A02-1703-SC-638, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 13, 2017).

Trial court violated defendant’s due process right to an impartial decision maker by making improper comments about paying rent.

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Vickery v. Ardagh Glass, Inc., No. 49A02-1702-PL-330, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 13, 2017).

Litigating in a Commercial Court is not compulsory. Defendant waived challenge to Commercial Court’s personal jurisdiction by failing to file a refusal notice. Cautions attorneys and trial courts to be mindful of the notice requirements for temporary restraining orders.

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State v. Thakar, No. 29S02-1705-CR-284, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind., Oct. 2, 2017).

The Dissemination Statute (Ind. Code 35-49-3-3(a)(1)), making it a felony to “knowingly or intentionally … disseminate matter to minors that is harmful to minors”, is not unconstitutionally vague.

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