Jurisdiction of Trial Court to Modify Order

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Decisions of the Tennessee Supreme Court

State of Tennessee v. Perkins, No. W2017-01118-SC-R11-CD  (Tenn. Jan. 29, 2020).

The issues presented in this appeal—whether Mr. Allen had a right to appeal from the May 3, 2017 order and whether the criminal court had jurisdiction to modify its February 3, 2012 order—are questions of law to which de novo review applies. See State v. Rowland, 520 S.W.3d 542, 544-45 (Tenn. 2017); State v. Cawood, 134 S.W.3d 159, 163 (Tenn. 2004); State v. Green, 106 S.W.3d 646, 648 (Tenn. 2003).

Decisions of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals


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