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Wife owed higher payments after husband’s benefits increased (access required)

Where a property settlement agreement provided that the wife was entitled to one-half of the monthly disability and retirement benefits her husband was receiving, and the amount of the husband’s monthly benefit increased after the divorce became final, the wife ...

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Larceny conviction supported by circumstantial evidence (access required)

Circumstantial evidence and reasonable inferences, including the appellant’s shifting explanations and the fact that his driver’s permit, cellphone and the victim’s belongings were found in a stolen car, supported his larceny conviction. Background On April 9, 2016, at about 4:15 ...

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Court’s error won’t trump termination of mother’s rights (access required)

Although the trial court erred in admitting psychological records about the mother’s condition at the time she was committed, the error was harmless because it did not go to the critical issue: the mother’s condition at the time of the ...

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