Why Would a Parent Lose Custody of a Child?

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Child custody is at the top of everyone’s mind when parents are getting divorced or were never married in the first place. Who gets the child, and for how long, is a subject very near and dear to the hearts of most parents. A parenting plan – whether designed by the agreement of the parents…

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How Is Military Retirement Divided in a Divorce?

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Getting divorced from your spouse is never easy. Even in the most amicable of divorces, some areas of contention usually arise as the once happy couple attempts to separate their lives. However, when you throw military personnel into the mix, the complications can multiply. And one of the biggest questions that military personnel and their…

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Do I Have to Report Workers’ Compensation on My Taxes?

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Many people on workers’ compensation get worried about the tax implications. The question of whether or not workers’ comp benefits must be claimed on your taxes can be answered in one word: NO. These are tax exempt benefits with only rare exceptions. What Exactly Is Workers’ Comp? Workers’ compensation is essentially an insurance policy that…

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Do You Have to Pay Child Support If You Have 50/50 Custody?

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While there is a relationship between parents’ custody rights and child support obligations in Tennessee, custody is just one of several factors considered when calculating child support. In situations where the parents share equal custody, they will generally both have financial support obligations as well. For divorcing and separating parents, discussions of child custody and…

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Is My Ex-Wife Entitled to My Military Pension If She Remarries?

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Former spouses retain access to many types of military benefits after getting divorced (subject to varying conditions for different types of benefits). However, there are some exceptions, and ex-wives and ex-husbands who remarry can lose their eligibility to receive pension payments based on their former spouse’s military service. As an active military officer, enlisted service…

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What Are the Most-Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

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Bicycle accidents on public roads can result from a variety of different factors, many of which are driver-related. Some of the most common causes include unsafe lane changes, turning without looking for cyclists, driving too close to bike lanes and shoulders, and using cell phones behind the wheel. Whether you ride your bike on your…

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