Elliott v. State, No. 19A-CR-2498, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Jul. 17, 2020).

The clergyman privilege applies only to confidential communications made to a clergyman in the clergyman’s professional character as a spiritual adviser or counselor and confessions or admissions made to a clergyman in the course of discipline enjoined by the clergyman’s church.

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Walters v. Corder, No. 19A-TR-1069, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., April 8, 2020).

Children that were adopted out of the family after the settlor’s death retained their status as beneficiaries of the trust.

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Martins v. Hill, No. 18A-CT-2740, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., April 10, 2019).

A Qualified Settlement Offer must resolve all claims between the parties, including counterclaims, and here, the response to the offer was in substance a counteroffer.

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Morrell v. State, No. 18A-CR-1282, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., March 21, 2019).

Trial courts may not use non-adjudicated juvenile contacts with the justice system as an aggravating circumstance in sentencing.

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Parsley v. MGA Family Group, Inc., No. 19A01-1707-CT-1535,__ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., May 16, 2018).

Grandmother, alleged de facto guardian of her grandson, could not bring an action on behalf of her grandson under the Child Wrongful Death Statute because she was not his legal guardian.

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