Morgan v. State, No. 49A04-1001-CR-43, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 13, 2010)

“[A] stipulation may be presented to the jury in the form of a preliminary instruction.”

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R.R.F. v. L.L.F., No. 69A01-1001-DR-77, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 8, 2010)

When Mother would receive a $4,000 tax credit for her contributions to child’s college expenses, trial court erred under Support Guideline 8(b) in not giving Father a setoff against his share of the expenses to apportion the credit equitably.

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Bandini v. Bandini, No. 49A04-1001-DR-26, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 8, 2010)

“[A] military spouse may not, by a post-decree waiver of retirement pay in favor of disability benefits or CRSC [Combat Related Special Compensation], unilaterally and voluntarily reduce the benefits awarded the former spouse in a dissolution decree.”

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Deere & Co. v. New Holland Rochester, Inc., No. 25A05-1006-CC-367, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Oct. 12, 2010)

Purchaser’s reliance on assurances of seller and bank that seller had satisfied liens on sale property was unreasonable and would not avoid the liens; purchaser had to contact lienholder directly.

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T.R.W. Vehicle Safety Systems, Inc. v. Moore, No. 73S05-0909-CV-404, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind., Oct. 13, 2010)

Wrongful death damages for dependent child’s loss of father erroneously included period of father’s projected life span after child would be emancipated; remittitur ordered to correct error. When fault had been erroneously attributed to nonparties, retrial of the fault allocation was required.

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