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Dad’s Rights Terminated for Alcohol, Incarceration (access required)

Father’s history of alcohol abuse, criminal conduct, incarceration and inability to care for his children justified termination of his parental rights, the Court of Appeals holds. The evidence shows that social services had been involved with father’s family since 2002. ...

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No Waiver of Benefits from Joint Stipulation (access required)

The Court of Appeals majority reverses and remands the commission’s decision that employee’s claim for permanent disability benefits is barred by the statute of limitations; the commission’s initial order expressly reserved employee’s claim for permanent disability benefits and the parties’ ...

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Sex Crimes Evidence Sufficient Assuming Claim Preserved (access required)

Defendant is not entitled have his bench trial convictions for rape, forcible sodomy and abduction with intent to defile reversed for insufficiency of evidence; witness credibility is a determination for the trier of fact even assuming defendant’s closing arguments preserved ...

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