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No jurisdiction to hear late appeal from JDR court (access required)

Where a JDR court clerk erroneously told father’s counsel that the court’s final order had not been filed, the circuit court erred by treating the statement as a clerical mistake to extend the time in which father had to appeal the JDR court’s ruling. Background The Hampton City Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court ruled on a ...