Child Support

Aug 6, 2020

Sharing Custody and Remote Learning: Avoiding the Pitfalls

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In many ways, parents had a tougher job in many ways throughout the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with many families experiencing increased financial pressures, parents also have to make difficult decisions about handling their child’s schooling. Many states and local school districts are allowing students to return in person full-time. However, others are [...]

Nov 3, 2016

Child support Enforcement in Tennessee: Liens for Child Support Arrears

By |November 3rd, 2016|Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

There are many ways in which the payment of child support can be enforced, and federal law has created some uniform guidelines for enforcing child support payments. Tennessee's statutes for child support enforcement can be found here: T.C.A. § 36-5-901, and the Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state agency that is responsible for [...]

Nov 9, 2015

What to do When Your Ex Denies Your Visitation Rights

By |November 9th, 2015|Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

During the divorce process you and your former spouse sat down and ironed out a parenting plan agreement, which contains a schedule for visitation for the parent who did not get primary residential custody. The Court reviews this document and refers to it when it issues the final custody order. The Tennessee Court as with [...]

Oct 2, 2014

What Does “Contempt of Court” Actually Mean?

By |October 2nd, 2014|Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Defense Law, Divorce, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you watch police procedurals or legal-based TV shows, you’ve probably heard a judge say “You’re out of order, Counselor” (or something along those lines) and then fine the attorney or the client for being in “contempt.” As a general rule, however, these types of shows don’t get the nuances of legal proceedings right, so [...]