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Dec 4, 2018

How to Avoid a Stressful Holiday Season

By |Dec 4, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

The holiday season can be difficult enough to get through simply due to the high volume of traffic, the crowds in the stores, and money spent on gifts and food. It can be downright overwhelming and stressful if you are a divorced parent. There’s so much that goes into making the holidays amazing for your [...]

Nov 21, 2018

Types of Alimony in Tennessee

By |Nov 21, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

Alimony, also called spousal support, is designed to help a spouse with a lower income potential survive after a divorce. The availability of alimony, the amount of alimony, and the factors used to determine alimony vary, depending on the type of award. A spouse may be ordered to pay alimony while the divorce is pending, [...]

Aug 2, 2018

Will a Child from a Previous Relationship Affect Child Support Payments?

By |Aug 2, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

In Tennessee, child support payments are based on Tennessee Child Support Guidelines. They use an income share model for determining how much the alternate residential parent (non-custodial parent) will pay to the primary residential parent, as his or her share of the child's upkeep and support. Child support orders are based on how much income [...]

Jun 20, 2018

Are You Thinking of Adopting Siblings?

By |Jun 20, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

When some couples make the decision to adopt to grow their family, adopting a sibling group might not be at the top of their mind, but there are sibling groups waiting to be adopted into loving homes. If you have given any thought to adopting siblings, you may have many questions about whether you could [...]

May 23, 2018

Football and Child Custody: When Extracurriculars Come Front and Center in a Divorce

By |May 23, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

The recent discoveries linking an Alzheimer's-like disease to football and other heavy contact sports have some parents worried about how safe it is for their kids to play football at young ages. Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor and brain researcher credited with discovering the disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was quoted in a story in [...]

Mar 28, 2018

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Tennessee?

By |Mar 28, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

Tennessee spouses can obtain either a no-fault divorce or, essentially, an “at-fault” divorce. Both can affect other family law legal issues such as property division and alimony. We’ll get into the differences in a bit, but in the most general sense, in an at-fault divorce, once spouse asserts that the other spouse committed some type [...]