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No jurisdiction to enter decree after party’s death (access required)

The circuit court correctly ruled that it lacked jurisdiction to enter a final divorce decree nunc pro tunc after one of the parties died. Background Tommy and Greta Johnson married in 1974. Greta filed for divorce in 2017. After a Feb. 27, 2020, hearing, the court said it would grant a divorce and made oral rulings concerning ...