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SCV: Ruling in pending action no basis for res judicata (access required)

A circuit court’s decision was not grounds for res judicata in a separate action, when the earlier matter remained pending on the court’s docket and contained no other language indicating it was a final decision on the merits. Background In 2015, the circuit court entered a final decree of divorce between the parties, Connie Kellogg and Christopher ...