Tennessee Child Custody Laws When children are involved with divorce proceedings, a difficult situation can get even more stressful. In Tennessee, all divorcing parents enter into a Permanent Parenting Plan that accounts for the physical and legal custody of children. If both spouses agree on a custodial arrangement, things will go much more smoothly. If […]
Category Archives: Family Law
Child Support Info and Choosing a Child Support Lawyer
Child Support Regardless of the conduct of the spouses, the law views the children as innocent bystanders in a divorce and worthy of protection. As a result, the duty to pay child support is a continuous obligation that exists regardless of the marital status of the parents. The one purpose of child support is to […]
Deciding Who Gets What in a Divorce
Division of Property and Assets Divorce creates a host of questions about fair and equitable division of marital property. Dividing the marital property requires serious consideration and an experienced divorce lawyer who understands what’s at stake in proper asset division. ●Who gets the house? ●Who gets the car(s)? ●How are the 401K and other retirement […]
What is Alimony and Do I Need a Lawyer?
Alimony or spousal support is a court-ordered monthly payment made by one spouse to the other who is in a financially inferior position. Payments continue until the other party finds a stable job to support their household. Remarriage can also terminate alimony payments. The laws regarding spousal support vary from state to state, and consulting […]