J.E. v. N.W.S., BY S.L.S.

No. 27A02-9012-JV-759.

582 N.E.2d 829 (1991)

J.E., Appellant-Defendant, v. N.W.S., Minor, BY Next Friend, S.L.S., Appellee-Plaintiff.

Court of Appeals of Indiana, Fifth District.

Rehearing Denied January 13, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Catherine Gibbs, Indianapolis, for appellant-defendant.

Linley E. Pearson, Atty. Gen., Gordon E. White, Jr., Deputy Atty. Gen., Office of Atty. Gen., Indianapolis, for appellee-plaintiff.

RUCKER, Judge.

This is a paternity action brought by S.L.S. (Mother) as next friend of N.W.S. (Child) against J.E., the putative father (Respondent). After a trial to the court, at which Respondent appeared without counsel, judgment was entered in favor of the Child. Respondent moved to set aside the judgment pursuant to Ind.Trial Rule 60(B) on the grounds that a prior paternity suit barred the present action. The trial court denied Respondent's motion and he now...


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