Court of Appeals Opinions

Format: 05/04/2016
Format: 05/04/2016
Thomas v. White
01A01-9610-CH-00479
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Irvin H. Kilcrease, Jr.
Davidson County Court of Appeals 11/14/97
Fetterolf vs. Fetterolf
01A01-9704-JV-00171
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: John P. Hudson
Putnam County Court of Appeals 11/14/97
State of Tennessee Department of Human Services, v. Sylvia Fetterolf Ford, and Stanley Fetterolf
01A01-9704-JV-00171
Authoring Judge: Judge Walter W. Bussart
Trial Court Judge: Judge John Hudson

This is an appeal by respondents/appellants, Stanley Fetterolf and Sylvia Fetterolf Ford, from a decision of the Putnam County Juvenile Court terminating their parental rights. Ms. Ford argues petitioner/appellee, State of Tennessee Department of Human Services (“Department”), filed its petition for termination of parental rights in the wrong court and contends the proper venue was the Overton County Juvenile Court which had handled the initial custody proceedings.1 The pertinent facts are as follows.

Putnam County Court of Appeals 11/14/97
Nelson vs. The Application Group
01A01-9703-CV-00137
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Walter C. Kurtz
Court of Appeals 11/14/97
Nelson vs. The Application Group
01A01-9703-CV-00137
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Trial Court Judge:
Court of Appeals 11/14/97
Wolf vs. The University of TN.
01A01-9611-CH-00514
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: William M. Dender
Franklin County Court of Appeals 11/14/97
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Court of Appeals 11/13/97
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Jefferson County Court of Appeals 11/13/97
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Morgan County Court of Appeals 11/13/97
Lasalle Dudley vs. Raye Dudley
02A01-9705-CH-00104
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Shelby County Court of Appeals 11/12/97
Jewell Maness vs. Estate of Acie Maness
02A01-9611-CH-00270
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Joe C. Morris
Henderson County Court of Appeals 11/12/97
Raymond Morris vs. Voil Morris
02A01-9610-CH-00236
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: George R. Ellis
Gibson County Court of Appeals 11/12/97
Maxine Nelson v. The Pacesetter Corporation
01A01-9703-CH-00141
Authoring Judge: Senior Judge William H. Inman
Trial Court Judge: Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle

This is a suit for damages for an alleged retaliatory discharge brought pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 50-1-304. As winnowed, the plaintiff alleges that she was discharged because she refused to participate in gambling activities which were illegal under Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-17-501.

Davidson County Court of Appeals 11/07/97
Vera Maureen Higgs v. Gayle Lynn Higgs
01A01-9702-CV-00057
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge Henry F. Todd
Trial Court Judge: Judge Donald P. Harris

Each of the captioned parties filed a notice of appeal from a judgment of the Trial Court
awarding to the plaintiff-wife a divorce on grounds of adultery and inappropriate marital
conduct.

Williamson County Court of Appeals 11/07/97