October 19, 2000
Volume 6 -- Number 171

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00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
00 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
02 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Attorney General (PDF format)
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00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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Editor-in-Chief, TBALink

STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPT. OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES v. LS, IN THE MATTER
OF DS

Court:TCA

Attorneys:  

Daryl A. Colson, Livingston, Tennessee, for appellant, LS.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter, and Elizabeth C.
Driver, Assistant Attorney General and Reporter, Nashville, Tennessee,
for Appellee, State of Tennessee, Department of Children's Services.                        

Judge: FRANKS

First Paragraph:

The Trial Court removed minor child from the parental home on grounds
child was dependent and neglected.  We affirm.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/inreds.wpd


TAMMY C. POWELL v. CHARLEY CRISP, et al. Court:TCA Attorneys: Lori F. Fleishman of Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant Tammy C. Powell No brief filed by the appellees Judge: GODDARD First Paragraph: This is a suit wherein Tammy C. Powell, formerly Bird, seeks custody of her minor children, Joshua Daniel Bird (DOB 2/2/86) and Cherish Richelle Bird (DOB 8/25/88), who are now in the custody of her parents. The Trial Court was of the opinion that the Court of Indian Offenses of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, located in Cherokee, North Carolina, the Court which initially awarded a divorce to Richard Bird and later granted custody of the children to the maternal grandparents, Charley and Peggy Crisp, had exclusive jurisdiction of any action seeking to change custody, and accordingly dismissed the petition. We affirm. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/powelltam.wpd

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