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9-15-2003 - Opinions
In this declaratory judgment action, minor child was not a resident relative of her father and stepmother's household and, thus, was not a Class I insured entitled to stack underinsured motorist's benefits.
This opinion vacates a conviction for second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor based on the insufficiency of the indictment to vest subject matter jurisdiction in the trial court.
In this case involving duplicate worker's compensation coverage, the carrier for the voluntary policy and not the assigned risk policy was the proper carrier under the Worker's Compensation Insurance Plan (WCIP) regulations.
This case involves the existence and enforceability of an arbitration agreement.
9-22-2003 - Opinions
This case questions whether the family court has subject matter jurisdiction to award one spouse more than fifty percent of the other spouse’s military retirement benefits.
Orkin and Terminix both appeal from the trial court's order denying their motions to compel arbitration. We affirm with respect to Orkin and reverse with respect to Terminx.
9-29-2003 - Opinions
atricia Joyce Townsend, the custodial parent, appeals from a family court order granting Robert L. Townsend's request for a reduction in child support.