Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Anita M. Stamps, Stamps & Stamps, Jackson, for appellant.
Halbert E. Dockins, Jr., Jackson, for appellee.
Before DAN M. LEE, P.J., and ROBERTSON and BLASS, JJ.
Supreme Court of Mississippi.
ROBERTSON, Justice, for the Court:
Several years ago his father died. On July 15, 1989, his mother and ten-year-old stepsister were murdered, and since then orphaned three-and-a-half-year-old Terry Jefferson has been caught up in a cross-country legal tug of war that commands of our courts Solomonic wisdom and action. The Chancery Court appointed Terry's cousin his guardian, and this seems to satisfy his maternal kin. The problem is that this was done...
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