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Victim properly allowed to invoke Fifth Amendment (access required)

The trial court correctly allowed a malicious wounding victim to invoke her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination at appellant’s trial. Further, there was no error in allowing the prosecutor to introduce a transcript of the victim’s testimony at appellant’s preliminary ...

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Suspended sentence’s period started after prison release (access required)

Where the trial court suspended a portion of appellant’s sentences, “the period of suspension of the suspended sentences” began to run upon his release from prison and not, as he argues, upon the court’s pronouncement of the suspended sentence. As ...

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Husband’s loss in income justified modification of support (access required)

Where the original amount of child and spousal support agreed to by the parties and included in the divorce decree exceeded the husband’s current total income, and there was no finding that the husband was voluntarily underemployed, the change in ...

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