SINAN GIDER v. LYDIA HUBBELL - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Mar 29, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Lydia Ann Hubbell, Antioch, Tennessee, pro se appellant.

Attorneys 2:

Sarah L. Reist, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Sinan Gider.

Judge(s): MCBRAYER

This case involves the modification of an agreed parenting plan under which the child’s mother was the primary residential parent. After the father obtained an injunction to prevent Mother from homeschooling the child, the mother sought to obtain sole decision- making authority. The father then filed a petition seeking to be named primary residential parent and sole decision maker. The juvenile court granted both of the father’s requests and denied the mother’s request. The court also placed several limitations on the mother’s visitation and enjoined her use of social media and from making disparaging remarks about the father to the child or in the child’s presence. We conclude that certain of the restrictions placed on Mother’s communications were overly broad or vague. Accordingly, we modify the injunction the juvenile court placed on Mother’s communications. We affirm the judgment in all other respects.

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