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Evidence was admissible under plain view doctrine (access required)

Where the police had a valid warrant to search appellant’s electronic devices for evidence of drug crimes, the trial court incorrectly suppressed evidence of unrelated crimes discovered during the search. The unrelated evidence was admissible under the plain view doctrine. ...

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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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Father correctly awarded primary physical custody (access required)

Appellee father was correctly awarded primary physical custody of the parties’ child based on, among other things, his ability to provide the child with a “stable living situation.” Further, the parties’ premarital agreement precludes an attorney’s fee award to appellant ...

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