Tierce v. Ellis
Significance, A Matter Of Inheritance, Presumption Of Paternity, Dissent Urges Justices To Decide By Facts
Dennis Ray Tierce
That the circuit court ruling that appellant was not the biological son of his father be reversed.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Borden M. Ray, Jr.
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Dan M. Gibson
Justices for the Court
Oscar W. Adams, Jr., Sonny Hornsby, Gorman Houston (writing for the court), Mark Kennedy, Janie L. Shores
Kenneth I. Ingram, Alva Hugh Maddox
Date of Decision
10 September 1993
That the rule of repose, which dictates that claims must be initiated within 20 years, applies to a illegitimacy claim, and that the lower court ruling therefore be reversed.
- Jackson v. Jackson, 259 Ala 267, 268, 66 So.2d 745, 746 (1953).
- Ingram v. State of Alabama, 364 So. 2d 329 (1978).
- Leonard v. Leonard, 360 So.2d 710 (Ala. 1978).
- Tierce v. Gilliam, 652 So.2d 254 (1994).
West's Encyclopedia of American Law, Vol. 2. Minneapolis, MN: West Publishing, 1998.
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