Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Tennessee

Q: How long do you have to try a civil matter after a decision is reversed and remanded on appeal?

Termination of alimony was denied and appealed, then reversed and remanded back to court. How long can this be heard in the trial court? Is there a statute?

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Sam  English
Sam English
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Unless the Court of Appeals placed a time on the matter being heard, it will be docketed like all other cases for the county.

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