LINDA HANKE v. LANDON SMELCER CONSTRUCTION - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on May 19, 2015

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Linda Hanke, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, appellant, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Kenneth M. Ward, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Landon Smelcer Construction.

Judge(s): MCCLARTY

The plaintiff, proceeding pro se, filed a complaint against the defendant in General Sessions Court for problems related to the remodel of her residence. Thereafter, the plaintiff filed a motion to “withdraw” her complaint. The General Sessions Court granted the motion and dismissed the complaint with prejudice. Approximately one year after the dismissal, the plaintiff filed a motion to set aside the judgment. The General Sessions Court denied the motion. The plaintiff appealed to the Circuit Court. The Circuit Court dismissed the appeal. The plaintiff appeals. We affirm the decision of the Circuit Court.

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