Court of Appeals Opinions

Format: 09/20/2014
Format: 09/20/2014
Dept of Children's Srvcs. v. Barbara Davidson
M2003-02601-COA-R3-PT
Authoring Judge: Judge William B. Cain
Trial Court Judge: Samuel E. Benningfield
The Juvenile Court of White County terminated the parental rights of the natural parents of two young girls. The Father suffered judgment by default and did not appeal. Parental rights of the Mother were terminated after trial on the merits and she appeals. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.
White County Court of Appeals 04/12/96
Judgment And Must, Therefore, Affirm. Reagor v. Dyer County, 651 S.W.2D 700, 701 (Tenn.
01A01-9511-CV-00497
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Davidson County Court of Appeals 04/12/96
01A01-9509-PB-00415
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Daniel Phillip Whitaker
Marshall County Court of Appeals 04/12/96
X2010-0000-XX-X00-XX
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Court of Appeals 04/10/96
03A01-9508-CV-00290
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: W. Dale Young
Blount County Court of Appeals 04/10/96
01A01-9510-CH-00469
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Robert S. Brandt
Davidson County Court of Appeals 04/10/96
01A01-9508-CV-00384
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Thomas W. Brothers
Davidson County Court of Appeals 04/10/96
01A01-9504-PB-00181
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Marietta M. Shipley
Davidson County Court of Appeals 04/10/96
01A01-9412-JV-00600
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Andrew J. Shookhoff
Davidson County Court of Appeals 04/10/96
Tammy Rushing Greene v. Bryan Lynn Greene
03A01-9503-CV-00091
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge W. Frank Crawford
Trial Court Judge: Judge James C. Witt

This is a child custody case. Bryan L. Greene (Father) and Tammy Rushing Greene, now Harris (Mother), were divorced by decree entered June 2, 1988. The decree incorporated a prior Marital Dissolution Agreement, which granted custody of the parties' minor child, Sara Ann 1This Court granted Mother’s Motion for Stay Pending Appeal, pursuant to T.R.A.P. 7. 2 Greene, to Mother, with liberal visitation rights to Father. On September 15, 1994, Father filed a petition seeking custody, alleging a material change in circumstances. After an evidentiary hearing on March 10, 1995, the trial court granted Father's Petition for Change of Custody. 1 Mother has appealed, and the only issue is whether the trial court erred in ordering a change of custody.

Monroe County Court of Appeals 04/09/96
Susiana Dixon, best next friend and Niece of Martha J. Moses, v. Johnnie Street, Defendant, Robert C. Irby, Guardian ad Litem-Appellee
02A01-9504-CH-00069
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge W. Frank Crawford
Trial Court Judge: Chancellor D. J. Alissandratos

This case involves an award of guardian ad litem fees. Appellant, Martha J. Moses, conservator of the person of Susiana Dixon, appeals the trial court’s order made final pursuant to Rule 54.02 awarding a money judgment against her in the sum of $3,127.00 in favor of 2 appellee Robert C. Irby, guardian at litem for Susiana Dixon.

Shelby County Court of Appeals 04/06/96
Betty Manis, v. Jerry K. Galyon
03A01-9512-CH-00433
Authoring Judge: Per Curiam
Trial Court Judge: Chancellor Chester H. Rainwater

This action was instituted as a complaint for a declaratory judgment and for a partition of real estate. The appellant sought a declaratory judgment that she was the owner of an undivided interest in a tract of land located in Sevier County as a tenant in common with the appellee. She further sought to have the court partition the property in question. Both parties filed motions for summary judgment. The trial court sustained the defendant's motion for summary judgment, denied plaintiff's motion and fond that the appellant held no interest in the property. This appeal resulted. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

Court of Appeals 04/04/96
John Phipps and Sandra Phipps, v. Robert Wayne Walker and Randall Wayne Walker
03A01-9508-CV-00294
Authoring Judge: Judge David R. Farmer
Trial Court Judge: Judge W. Dale Young

This action for negligent hiring results from the alleged burglary of the home of Appellants, John and Sandra Phipps, by Randall Wayne Walker, son and employee of the appellee, Robert Wayne Walker.1 Appellee is the owner of Walker Electric which, in 1994, sub-contracted with Shore Builders, Inc. to perform the electrical work on the Appellants’ home, then under construction. Randall Walker was an employee of Walker Electric at this time.

Blount County Court of Appeals 04/04/96