When a claimant includes information in a tort claim notice beyond that required by the Indiana Tort Claims Act, that information does not restrict the scope of the claim.
Child support arrearage is not a debt as defined in the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act.
B.H. v. Ind. Dept. of Child Svcs., No. 52A02-1210-JT-849, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., May 30, 2013).
A properly qualified social worker can testify as an expert witness.
Juvenile court must independently determine probable cause for a violation of a “conditional admission agreement,” and must afford the juvenile an opportunity to challenge the probable cause.
A reference made during a trial to “pleading the Fifth” is not an admission of a crime and alone is not grounds for a mistrial.