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Domestic Relations (306517) (access required)

Spousal Support Increase The trial court did not err in increasing spousal support for the wife where her health had deteriorated, she could not meet her expenses and her lifestyle had diminished from that established during the marriage, while the ...

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Criminal – Malicious Intent – Malice (access required)

There was sufficient evidence of malice to convict defendant of malicious wounding, as well as robbery, where defendant, without provocation or legal justification, invaded the property of the victim, a 68-year old defenseless woman, struck her in the face with ...

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Workers' Comp – Medical Report – Muscle Spasms (access required)

Although the commission denied workers’ compensation benefits because it concluded the medical reports supporting her disability claim were “not persuasive,” this conclusion was based on the commission’s determination that “no objective findings” supported her claim of injury and the denial ...

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