Will My Child Have to Testify at My Divorce Trial?

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When parents are getting divorced, it can be difficult on their child or children. Suddenly, the child’s home is splitting up and their future seems a little less stable and possibly scary. Some children have preferences as to which parent they want to live with, and sometimes they can express that preference with the judge…

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Can a Personal Injury Settlement Be Garnished for Child Support?

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Many people pursuing a personal injury settlement may start to wonder about outstanding financial obligations and how they will be handled once that settlement is agreed to and paid out. And if you are in arrears in your child support payments in Tennessee, you are justified in your concerns. This is because a non-custodial parent,…

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Vaping: What You Need to Know

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Vaping has grown tremendously in popularity since its introduction into the marketplace in the early 2000’s. Generally seen as safer than traditional cigarettes, people have flocked to buy and use these devices. Some do it because they consider vaping to be the equivalent of “quitting” smoking, and others – like our youth – have possibly…

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Factors in Entitlement Benefits for a Military Divorce

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Whether you are a member of the armed forces yourself or are married to a service member, life is a bit more unstable for you than for civilians. Service members can be deployed to many different locations throughout their military careers, and spouses and families must either uproot themselves periodically or spend extended periods of…

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Stay-at-Home Dads – Greater or Lesser Chance at Child Custody?

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  Do stay-at-home dads have a good shot at being granted status as the primary residential parent to their children in a Tennessee divorce? In today’s world, traditional family roles are not so common anymore. Gone are the days of dad driving off to work every morning as mom tends to the kids and household…

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How to Increase Your Chance of Winning Custody during a Divorce

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Obviously, divorce and child custody matters are fraught with intense emotions, because they deal with the most personal and important relationships in life – your family. But if you allow emotion to rule the day, you just may find yourself at a disadvantage in a child custody proceeding. If you are in the midst of…

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What You Should Know about Interstate Custody Arrangements

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When two people have a child or children in common and ultimately decide not to stay together – whether that means divorce or the couple was never married but are going their separate ways – child custody becomes an important issue. And the problem becomes even more complex when one parent moves from the original…

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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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