Benton, AR asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Arkansas

Q: Appeals court AR- reversed in part, affirmed in part. How does a new order with the appeals revisions come about?

Hearing May 2021 awarding father joint custody after moving with a distance of childrens school. Father does, begins joint. Mother appeals courts decision. Appeals court reversed in part, affirmed in part. Reversed the distance requirement but agreed custody should have changed but without the distance obligation stating present based system not future springing provision. Does father lose joint? How is the order now handled or would a new order with the revisions need to be brought to the court?

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Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels
  • Appeals & Appellate Lawyer
  • Columbia, MD

A: I would think that the appellate court would issue an order, stating precisely what has to be done in the trial court.

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