Apr 19, 2017

After the Fact: Modifying Your Divorce Decree in Tennessee

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Once you’ve finalized your divorce in Tennessee, you will have the final order from the court that governs the terms of your separation from your former husband or wife. Crucial to this process is a credible and experienced Columbia divorce attorney that will advocate on your behalf to ensure your divorce decree is the most [...]

Mar 30, 2017

What is the Best Divorce Advice You Have Ever Heard?

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Divorce seems to bring out the wise guru in everyone. There are certain times in life when you are moving through a big life transition when it seems like everyone around you is full of advice. Divorce is one of those times. You may get some good advice, and you may get suggestions that are [...]

Feb 23, 2017

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid During Your Tennessee Divorce

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Divorce is a time of chaos and confusion with every decision having high stakes for the impact it will have on your future. Do you always make smart decisions when you are in a heightened emotional state? Probably not. That is why it makes sense to find a way to set your emotions aside if [...]

Feb 9, 2017

Who Gets the Dog When People Divorce in Tennessee?

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If tears rush to your eyes at the thought of being forced to part with the family pet, you are indeed a pet lover. You will have trouble with the idea of your pet as property that will get divided among the furniture, the jewelry and the vacation house. In Tennessee, the court uses the [...]

Jan 12, 2017

Pendente Lite Temporary Spousal Support in Tennessee Divorce

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Marriage is typically a partnership where each partner does their part to support the other. In some situations, one spouse is the higher earning spouse and they support the receiving spouse who may be maintaining the home and caring for the children. The days of one spouse taking care of the other spouse are quickly [...]

Dec 29, 2016

What to Do When Your Child Fights Visitation with Your Co-Parent

By |Dec 29, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Your young child has not handled the separation and the ensuing divorce very well. Now that you and your ex are living in separate homes, your four-year-old daughter does not want to spend time at her father's home. When it is time to get ready to spend the weekend with her father, she creates a [...]

Dec 15, 2016

Tips for Communicating with Your Child about Divorce

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Getting a divorce might be one of the most difficult things a person will go through in their lives, but if it seems difficult for you as an adult, imagine what it must feel like for a child. If you are a parent who is going through a divorce, then you are going to have [...]

Nov 16, 2016

5 Benefits of Divorce Mediation in Tennessee

By |Nov 16, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

As we have said so many times, divorce is basically the breaking of a contract. If there were a way to separate the high level of emotion that the divorce transaction stirs up, it would probably be a faster, easier process to work through. But divorce is not just about breaking a contract. Marriage represents [...]

Nov 3, 2016

Child support Enforcement in Tennessee: Liens for Child Support Arrears

By |Nov 3, 2016|Child Support, Divorce, Family Law|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 [...]

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 [...]

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