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State v. Dearmond 8-21-43As the issue of restitution was still pending before the trial court, we lack jurisdiction over the matter.ShawLogan 7/5/2022 7/5/2022 2022-Ohio-2324
State v. Hecox 15-21-09Hecox did not demonstrate that he received ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Hecox did not demonstrate that trial court abused its discretion by denying his motion for a mistrial.ShawVan Wert 7/5/2022 7/5/2022 2022-Ohio-2325
Lima Refining Co. v. Linde Gas N. Am., L.L.C. 1-22-08A trial court may dismiss a declaratory judgment action pursuant to Civ.R. 12(B)(6) if no justiciable controversy is presented in the complaint.WillamowskiAllen 6/27/2022 6/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2185
State v. McPheron 2-22-01The trial court did not err in imposing McPheron's maximum sentence.ShawAuglaize 6/27/2022 6/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2186
State v. Miller 8-22-04Sentence imposed by the trial court was not unduly harsh or excessive and was not clearly and convincingly unsupported by the record.WillamowskiLogan 6/27/2022 6/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2187
State v. Haley 9-22-04In order to prolong a traffic stop to accommodate the arrival of a canine unit, a police officer must have a reasonable articulable suspicion to extend the detention.WillamowskiMarion 6/27/2022 6/27/2022 2022-Ohio-2188
State v. Jones 1-21-61Conviction for domestic violence was supported by the evidence where defendant struck victim in the foot and victim testified that it caused her pain.ShawAllen 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2089
Lewis v. Lewis 5-21-32The trial court did not abuse its discretion when determining the value of plaintiff-appellee's dentistry practice. The trial court did not err in the division of marital property under R.C. 3105.171.MillerHancock 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2090
In re E.M. 5-21-35Trial court did not err in denying the motion of foster parents to intervene when they were not acting in loco parentis, but as foster parents. Transfer of jurisdiction pursuant to Indian Child Welfare Act was correct when no good cause for denying the transfer was presented.WillamowskiHancock 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2091
State v. Thompson 8-21-37Appellant did not establish that his sentence was clearly and convincingly contrary to law.ShawLogan 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2092
Thiel's Wheels, Inc. v. State Route 30, Ltd. 16-21-06Trial court did not err in granting judgment in favor of Plaintiff based on Defendant's breach of contract.ShawWyandot 6/21/2022 6/21/2022 2022-Ohio-2093
State v. Freeman 1-21-17, 1-21-18Because the indefinite-sentencing provisions of the Reagan Tokes Law are not unconstitutional, defendant-appellant's sentence is neither unsupported by the record nor contrary to law.MillerAllen 6/13/2022 6/13/2022 2022-Ohio-1991
State v. Jordan 14-21-21In certain cases, the defendant bears the burden of proving at the suppression hearing that the challenged governmental action constituted a "search" within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment. Because defendant-appellee failed to carry his burden of proving that the helicopter surveillance of his property was a Fourth Amendment "search," the trial court erred by granting defendant-appellee's motion to suppress evidence.MillerUnion 6/13/2022 6/13/2022 2022-Ohio-1992
State v. Davis 2-21-10Trial court did not err in applying the indefinite sentencing provisions of the Reagan Tokes Law to Appellant's case. Appellant failed to demonstrate that trial counsel was ineffective for failing to raise the unconstitutionality of the indefinite sentencing provisions of the Reagan Tokes Law. Trial court did not err in imposing consecutive sentences.ShawAuglaize 6/6/2022 6/6/2022 2022-Ohio-1900
State v. Roesener 14-21-26Trial court's determination that defendant was guilty of domestic violence was supported by sufficient evidence.WillamowskiUnion 6/6/2022 6/6/2022 2022-Ohio-1901
State v. Sanders 1-21-47Convictions for felonious assault and kidnapping were not against the weight of the evidence. Appellant did not establish that the Reagan Tokes Law was unconstitutional. Trial court's statement to pro se defendant that cross-examination was limited was improper; however, record does not establish any relevant questions defendant was prevented from asking.ShawAllen 5/31/2022 5/31/2022 2022-Ohio-1806
State v. Espinoza 1-21-48Defendant-appellant’s sentence is contrary to law because his prior R.C. 2901.01(A)(9) offense-of-violence convictions render him ineligible for the mandated imprisonment at a non-ORDC facility under R.C. 2929.34. The trial court did not abuse its discretion by concluding that defendant-appellant violated the terms and conditions of his community-control sanctions.ZimmermanAllen 5/31/2022 5/31/2022 2022-Ohio-1807
State v. Blankenship 3-21-20The trial court did not abuse its discretion by revoking defendant-appellant's community control. The trial court made the required findings regarding the imposition of consecutive sentences. However, those findings were not incorporated into the sentencing entry. Judgment affirmed and cause remanded with instructions.ZimmermanCrawford 5/31/2022 5/31/2022 2022-Ohio-1808
State v. Sampsel 3-21-24The trial court did not err by denying defendant-appellant's presentence motion to withdraw his guilty plea. Judgment affirmed.ZimmermanCrawford 5/31/2022 5/31/2022 2022-Ohio-1809
State v. Driscol 8-21-36Trial court did not abuse its discretion by denying presentence motion to withdraw no contest pleas.ShawLogan 5/31/2022 5/31/2022 2022-Ohio-1810
State v. Coleman 8-21-42Pursuant to R.C. 2953.08(G)(1), an appellate court may increase, reduce, or otherwise modify a sentence if the sentence is clearly and convincingly contrary to law or unsupported by the record.WillamowskiLogan 5/31/2022 5/31/2022 2022-Ohio-1811
State v. Woten 1-21-49Defendant-appellant's OVI (under Count Three) and Aggravated-vehicular-assault convictions (under Counts Six and Seven) are based upon sufficient evidence and are not against the manifest weight of the evidence. Judgment affirmed.ZimmermanAllen 5/23/2022 5/23/2022 2022-Ohio-1710
State v. Nurein 14-21-18The trial court did not abuse its discretion by calling defendant-appellant's ex-wife as a court's witness under Evid.R. 614(A). The trial court did not commit plain error by admitting video footage of defendant-appellant's son identifying him as the perpetrator of the crime. The trial court did not deprive defendant-appellant of his right to present a complete defense. Defendant-appellant's convictions are supported by sufficient evidence. Defendant-appellant's convictions are not against the manifest weight of the evidence. Defendant-appellant failed to demonstrate that he received ineffective assistance of counsel.MillerUnion 5/23/2022 5/23/2022 2022-Ohio-1711
State v. Liles 1-21-60Trial court did not err in dismissing untimely, successive postconviction petition for lack of jurisdiction when requirement of R.C. 2953.23 not established.ShawAllen 5/22/2022 5/23/2022 2022-Ohio-1713
State v. York 14-21-14The trial court did not commit plain error by conducting a single trial on all the charges pending against defendant-appellant. The trial court did not err by allowing plaintiff-appellee to introduce other-acts evidence. Insufficient evidence supports defendant-appellant's convictions for two counts of gross sexual imposition in violation of R.C. 2907.05(A)(5), but sufficient evidence supports defendant-appellant's conviction for one count of rape in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(c). To the extent sufficient evidence supports defendant-appellant's convictions, defendant-appellant's convictions are not against the manifest weight of the evidence. Defendant-appellant failed to establish that he received ineffective assistance of counsel.MillerUnion 5/16/2022 5/16/2022 2022-Ohio-1626
State v. Ball Case No. 1-21-16Conviction for, inter alia, possession of cocaine supported by sufficient evidence. Motion for mistrial denied by trial court was not an abuse of discretion. Special jury instruction concerning credibility of specific witness; Reagan Tokes Act.ShawAllen 5/9/2022 5/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1549
McAdoo v. McAdoo 1-22-01A person may not be held in civil contempt if the prior court order was ambiguous. The determination of whether a prior order is ambiguous is reviewed de novo on appeal. If the trial court interprets an ambiguous order, the interpretation is subject to an abuse of discretion standard on appeal.WillamowskiAllen 5/9/2022 5/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1550
State v. Murphy 6-21-11Trial court erred in imposing a sentence consecutive to that of a federal case in which no prison term had been imposed at the time of sentencing in this case.WillamowskiHardin 5/9/2022 5/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1551
Johnson v. ContiTech USA, Inc. 14-21-23The trial court erred by granting summary judgment for employer on Appellant's claim for workers' compensation benefits for psychiatric condition allegedly caused by physical at-work injuries. A genuine issue of fact exists regarding whether a causal connection between the psychiatric condition and the physical injuries.ShawUnion 5/9/2022 5/9/2022 2022-Ohio-1552
State v. Carter 1-21-19 & 1-21-20Convictions for Rape were not against the weight of the evidence. Trial court did not abuse its discretion by joining cases for trial, and trial court did not abuse its discretion by briefly closing courtroom during playing of a lewd video where no testimony was elicited during that time.ShawAllen 5/2/2022 5/2/2022 2022-Ohio-1444
State v. Greene 2-21-07The trial court did not err by denying defendant-appellant’s motion to suppress his chemical-breath test. The trial court did not abuse its discretion in its evidentiary determinations. The jury’s verdicts are based on sufficient evidence and are not against the manifest weight of the evidence. Judgment affirmed.ZimmermanAuglaize 4/25/2022 4/25/2022 2022-Ohio-1357
Hall v. Crawford Cty. Job & Family Servs. 3-21-19The trial court did not err by granting summary judgment in favor of defendant-appellee as to plaintiff-appellant’s claims brought under Chapter 4112 of the Revised Code.ZimmermanCrawford 4/25/2022 4/25/2022 2022-Ohio-1358
In re D.A. 4-21-15Delinquency adjudication for Gross Sexual Imposition was supported by sufficient evidence and was not against the weight of the evidence.ShawDefiance 4/25/2022 4/25/2022 2022-Ohio-1359
Henry Cty. Bank v. Toledo Radio, L.L.C. 7-21-09Under Civ.R. 6(C)(1), a movant may file a reply to a nonmovant's response within seven days after service of the nonmovant's response to the movant's initial motion.WillamowskiHenry 4/25/2022 4/25/2022 2022-Ohio-1360
Lind Media Co. v. Marion Twp. Bd. of Zoning Appeals 9-21-39The trial court did not abuse its discretion by reversing defendant-appellant's decision denying plaintiff-appellee's application for a zoning permit because the trial court did not err by concluding that the language of the township's resolution is mandatory and that plaintiff-appellee is entitled to the permit.ZimmermanMarion 4/25/2022 4/25/2022 2022-Ohio-1361
Israfil v. Mgt. & Training Corp. 9-21-31The trial court did not err by dismissing appellant's civil action for failing to comply with the affidavit requirements of R.C. 2969.25.MillerMarion 4/18/2022 4/18/2022 2022-Ohio-1270
State v. Zeger 3-21-14Trial court did not err in revoking defendant's community control after defendant admitted to violating the terms of his sanctions on two separate occasions.WillamowskiCrawford 4/11/2022 4/11/2022 2022-Ohio-1202
State v. Hoskinson 15-21-10The Confrontation Clause is not violated where an analyst testifies at trial on direct and cross examination, in part, about a forensic report she wrote and produced before trial.WillamowskiVan Wert 4/11/2022 4/11/2022 2022-Ohio-1203
State v. Purdy 2-21-16The trial court did not abuse its discretion by failing to sua sponte order a hearing regarding defendant/appellant’s competency.ZimmermanAuglaize 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1131
In re J.A. 5-21-20Trial court's judgment terminating the parental rights was supported when the child had been in the custody of children's services for more than 12 out of a consecutive 22 month period and the termination was in the best interest of the child.WillamowskiHancock 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1132
In re Adoption of C.L.Y. 5-21-23Trial Court did not err in determining Father's consent was not required for adoption petition to proceed. R.C. 3107.07(A).ShawHancock 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1133
Discover Bank v. Tudor 6-21-09Complaint was not barred due to failing to refile the case within one year of prior voluntary dismissal when the statute of limitations had not yet expired. Testimony of keeper of records is not hearsay pursuant to Evid.R. 803. Trial court properly considered defense of accord and satisfaction.WillamowskiHardin 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1134
State v. Galloway 7-21-07The October 1, 2021 judgment entry does not constitute a final appealable order. Therefore, we lack subject-matter appellate jurisdiction. Appeal dismissed.ZimmermanHenry 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1135
Kent v. Motorist Mut. Ins. Co. 8-21-44An insurance policy is an insurance contract. Accordingly, an insurance policy will be interpreted to give effect to the intentions of the parties.WillamowskiLogan 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1136
In re J.G. 8-21-45Trial court retained jurisdiction over juvenile where it terminated probation but retained other orders in full force and effect.ShawLogan 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1137
In re Adoption of B.M.S. 11-21-06The trial court did not err by finding that respondent-appellant failed to file an objection to the petition for adoption. Judgment affirmed.ZimmermanPaulding 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1138
In re C.H. 14-21-20The Agency established the identity of C.H.'s biological mother at the permanent-custody hearing. The trial court's decision granting permanent custody to the Agency is not against the manifest weight of the evidence. The trial court did not err by admitting exhibits that were created for the purpose of trial.MillerUnion 4/4/2022 4/4/2022 2022-Ohio-1139
Hanneman Family Funeral Homes & Crematorium v. Orians 1-21-05The trial court did not err by granting summary judgment in favor of cross-appellants on plaintiff-appellant’s claims for tortious interference with contracts and business relationships and trade-secret violations against cross-appellants, its claims against Orians for conversion and defamation, and its claim against Chiles-Laman for ratification. Moreover, the trial court did not err by determining that plaintiff-appellant’s tort claims were not preempted by Ohio’s Uniform Trade Secret Act and by granting summary judgment in favor of cross-appellants as to their claim for conversion against plaintiff-appellant. The judgment of the trial court is affirmed.ZimmermanAllen 3/28/2022 3/28/2022 2022-Ohio-984
State v. Goins 1-21-29Defendant-appellant's patient-neglect conviction is based on sufficient evidence and is not against the manifest weight of the evidence.ZimmermanAllen 3/28/2022 3/28/2022 2022-Ohio-985
In re D.H. 5-21-27; 5-21-28The delinquent child did not raise his constitutional argument before the trial court and failed to raise any plain-error argument on appeal. Thus, we decline to fashion one for him. Judgments affirmed.ZimmermanHancock 3/28/2022 3/28/2022 2022-Ohio-986
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