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Defendant not excused from community service requirement (access required)

Although the court has the discretion to dismiss defendant’s case even though he has not completed the required 100 hours of community service, the court will instead extend the time for completing community service by six months. Background Defendant was ...

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Bowel disease compensable consequence of foot injury (access required)

Where claimant injured his foot when he stepped on an automotive fastener at work, the evidence supports a determination that treating the resulting chronic infections with broad spectrum antibiotics caused him to develop inflammatory bowel disease. An award of temporary ...

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Property classified correctly in equitable division (access required)

The trial court correctly ruled that husband’s postseparation employment earnings were transmuted into marital property and properly classified a trading account as marital property. Background The parties were married in 2000. They separated and reconciled several times. The last separation ...

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