Joseph Meersman, Jr. Et Al. v. Regions Morgan Keegan Trust, Et Al.

Joseph Meersman, Jr. Et Al. v. Regions Morgan Keegan Trust, Et Al.
M2017-02043-COA-R3-CV

This appeal concerns the dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction, insufficient process, and insufficient service of process of a lawsuit regarding the administration of two trusts of which appellant, Joseph Peter Meersman, Jr., was a beneficiary. Appellant first had summons issued and attempted service by mail on March 1, 2016. The case remained dormant for over a year before the appellant filed additional documents. The appellees subsequently filed motions to dismiss, basing the motions primarily on insufficient service of process. The trial court granted each defendant’s motion to dismiss, concluding that there was insufficient process, insufficient service of process, and the court lacked personal jurisdiction over the defendants due to the insufficient service of process. We affirm.  

Authoring Judge: 
Judge Brandon O. Gibson
Originating Judge: 
Judge Joseph P. Binkley, Jr.
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018