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Posted by: Landry Butler on Sep 19, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Patti B. Garner, Gallatin, Tennessee, for the appellants, Jerome V. and Teresa V.

Attorneys 2:

Bruce N. Oldham, Gallatin, Tennessee, for the appellee, Jeremy M.

James B. Hawkins, Gallatin, Tennessee, Guardian ad Litem.

Judge(s): SWINEY

Jerome V. and Teresa V. (“Petitioners”) appeal the May 26, 2015 order of the Circuit Court for Sumner County (“the Trial Court”) dismissing their Petition for Adoption and Termination of Parental Rights (“the Petition”) based upon Tenn. Code Ann. § 36-1-119. We find and hold that Petitioners have shown good cause why the Petition should not be dismissed, and we vacate the Trial Court’s May 26, 2015 order, reinstate the Petition, and remand this case for further proceedings.