from the Probate Court for Madison County No. 14-16049
Christy R. Little, Judge
the order appealed does not comply with Rule 58 of the
Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure, the order is not a final
judgment. Consequently, this Court lacks jurisdiction and
this matter must be dismissed.
R. App. P. 3 Appeal as of Right; Appeal Dismissed
Steven Stafford, P.J.W.S., Arnold B. Goldin, J., and Kenny
Wallace Sherrod, III, Henderson, Tennessee, for the
appellant, Omar Ahmad.
Tilton Howell, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellees, Ezad
Brian Dougan, Guardian ad litem, Jackson, Tennessee.
MEMORANDUM OPINION 
of the Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure provides that
if multiple parties or multiple claims are involved in an
action, any order that adjudicates fewer than all the claims
or the rights and liabilities of fewer than all the parties
is not final or appealable. Except where otherwise provided,
this Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over final
orders. See Bayberry Assoc. v. Jones, 783 S.W.2d 553
to the mandates of Rule 13(b) of the Tennessee Rules of
Appellate Procedure, we reviewed the appellate record to
determine if the Court has subject matter jurisdiction to
hear this matter. After this review, it appeared to the Court
that it does not have jurisdiction. Specifically, the order
of the trial court appealed in this matter fails to comply
with Rule 58 of the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure.
provides that an order of final disposition is effective when
the judgment is marked on its face with one of the following:
(1) the signatures of the judge and all parties or counsel,
(2) the signatures of the judge and one party or counsel with
a certificate of counsel that a copy of the proposed order
has been served on all other parties or counsel, or
(3) the signature of the judge and a certificate of the clerk
that a copy has been served on all ...