Sep 28, 2016

Shared Parenting in Tennessee Child Custody Cases

By |Sep 28, 2016|Family Law|0 Comments

  Family law evolves and changes as families in the United States evolve and change – albeit at a much slower pace. In the past, judges leaned more toward granting sole custody of the child to the mother and visitation to the father. As times change and the way families are structured with regard to [...]

Sep 21, 2016

Having a Conversation with Your Child’s Teacher about Your Divorce

By |Sep 21, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Telling your child’s teacher that you are going through a divorce might not be high on your list of priorities, but it should be. Whatever happens in your home has an impact on your child. If your family is going through a rough patch, your child may display behavior at school that is inconsistent with [...]

Sep 8, 2016

Gifts and Asset Division in Divorce—It’s Complicated

By |Sep 8, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Depending on how long a couple has been married, they will likely accumulate various different kinds of property during the marriage. From homes and cars to boats and vacation properties, jewelry and investments. Property and assets that the couple acquires after the wedding and to which they are joint owners is marital property. Marital property [...]

Aug 18, 2016

How to Prepare for Divorce

By |Aug 18, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Couples who marry today have a roughly 40 to 50 percent chance of getting divorced, (for first marriages) so while divorce seems like something that happens to other people, many who are married may face it at some point. While going through a divorce is usually more traumatic than you think it will be and [...]

Aug 4, 2016

5 Difficult Things to Accept about Divorce

By |Aug 4, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

There will come a time when divorce gets real for you and things might be a bit more challenging than you had bargained for. Divorce can be adversarial and it will bring out aspects of your spouse’s character that you may not have seen before. When you agree to divorce and you set off on [...]

Jul 13, 2016

7 Tips for a Better Tennessee Divorce

By |Jul 13, 2016|Family Law|0 Comments

Adversarial, chaotic divorces are the stuff of legend these days. The sacred contract between two people is also a civil contract, which could be ended in a business-like manner, but that is rarely what happens. People’s emotions tend to rule the day in divorce unless the two decide to try a different approach. There are [...]

Jul 7, 2016

7 Mishaps to Avoid When Dealing with Custody Matters

By |Jul 7, 2016|Child Custody|0 Comments

Child custody disputes where neither side is willing to give an inch, and the child is caught in the middle are almost always counter-productive and the child ends up losing the most. When a contentious divorce includes a custody battle, it can have far-reaching, negative implications for all concerned. If you think that you would [...]

Jun 30, 2016

Modifying Your Parenting Plan When Circumstances Change

By |Jun 30, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

When Tennessee couples with children divorce, they create (sometimes on their own, sometimes with lawyers, sometimes by ruling from a judge) a parenting plan. The basic format of the plan is supplied by the TN courts, and must be used for the creation of a new plan, or to modify an existing one. We point [...]

Jun 15, 2016

Five Signs You May be Heading for Divorce

By |Jun 15, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

The decision to end a marriage is always a tough one, even if both spouses are in agreement. After all, no one gets married in the hopes of one day getting a divorce. Over the years, we’ve found that there are certain indicators that a couple is ready to divorce, or at least ready to [...]

May 4, 2016

Making Summer Plans with Kids for Divorced Co-Parents

By |May 4, 2016|Family Law|0 Comments

Summer time is when the predictable schedule during the school year floats away and chaos can break out, if you do not already have a parenting plan in place. Now that you are in separate households, it will virtually impossible to decide to take a spur-of-the-moment trip if you plan to bring the children along. [...]