Trousdale County’s Divorce Rate Exceeds Marriage

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30th Sep 2015

Divorce rate in Trousdale County Tennessee

There are four counties in Tennessee where the divorce rate is higher than the marriage rate. Read the full article on WKRN.

What About the Pets in Divorce

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10th Sep 2014

Approximately 62 percent of American households have at least one pet. When a married couple decides to divorce, what happens to the pets? Many times, the decision does not reach a conclusion without a fight. In some cases, it requires … more

Back-To-School Tips For Divorced Families

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19th Aug 2014

More than 60 million American children go back to school every September. In most cases, children experience mixed feelings about this time of the year. Some children are sad that the end of summer has arrived, while others are excited … more

Making Joint Custody Work

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31st Jul 2014

When two people have a child together, they become linked through that child. Even if the relationship ends and they each go on to marry other people, they still need to work together to help raise and support any children … more

Requests for Reasonable Attorney’s Fees

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9th Jun 2014

Attorney’s fees for contested issues in divorce and custody litigation can accumulate very quickly if the matter is not resolved by agreement of the parties in a timely manner. Therefore, in most contested divorce and custody litigations, one party, or … more

The Effects of Filing Bankruptcy During Divorce

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9th May 2014

Upon filing any bankruptcy petition (chapter 7, 11, 12 or 13) an automatic stay immediately goes into effect without any notice to creditors, prohibiting all efforts to pursue collections against the debtor or against the debtor’s estate. This does NOT … more

Caps On Tennessee Child Support For Monthly Incomes Greater Than $10,000

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3rd Apr 2014

In Tennessee, the strict computation of child support applies only to the 1st $10,000 of net income. For those parents who are fortunate enough to net greater than $10,000 monthly, the calculation of child support is based off of the … more

Frequently Asked Questions: Tennessee Child Custody

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12th Feb 2014

Who is the primary residential parent? The primary residential parent refers to the parent that the child stays with for more than six months in a year. This means that for the better part of the year, the child stays … more

Modifying Parenting Plan Made Easier

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8th Jan 2014

As of October 21, 2013, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that the burden of modifying a residential parenting schedule should not be as burdensome as it had been in the past. Specifically, the parent attempting to change the residential … more

Surviving the Holidays after Divorce

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18th Dec 2013

Going through a divorce is rough. Whether the marriage ended over irreconcilable differences or for amicable reasons the very first holiday season that you spend on your own can bring about feelings of anger, depression, sadness, and even guilt. The … more