Category Archives: Family Law

Divorce & Child Custody Battles Increase During COVID 19 In Tennessee

Couples filing for divorce has risen during the COVID 19 pandemic due to the increased strain on their marriages. You can learn more HERE. Oten times divorce will lead to child custody hearings. Tennessee recently changed its custody laws. Parents already sharing custody have run into the matter of co-parenting during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Child Custody & Visitation During COVID-19 In Tennessee

Child Custody & Visitation During COVID-19 In Tennessee Tennessee’s schools are closed for the remainder of the academic school year. Additionally, the courts are closed to in-person hearings with a few exceptions. Many businesses remain closed and everyone is struggling so far in 2020. Families are also trying to adjust their schedules as many people

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Can I Collect Social Security Benefits From My Ex-Spouse?

Can I Receive Social Security Benefits From My Ex-Spouse After Divorce? In some circumstances, the answer is YES! Per the Social Security Administration – If you are divorced, but your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, YOU CAN receive benefits on your ex-spouse’s record (even if they have remarried) if: You are unmarried You are

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Legal Separation & Divorce

Learn about legal separation agreements and how they effect divorce. Tennessee Code allows as an alternative to divorce – parties may enter into a legal separation agreement. You can read about some of the pros and cons of legal separation HERE @ The Tennessee Bar Association. Get Help Today There is a lot at stake

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Electronic Spying & Divorce

Electronic Spying & Divorce In Tennessee Wiretapping and Recording Telephone Calls If you are currently in the process of divorce or are considering one, it is our very nature that can push you to collect as much information as you can about your divorce case. However, if you are considering electronic eavesdropping such as recording

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Don’t Forget To Talk About College Planning For Children During A Divorce

College Planning For Children During A Divorce Are you getting divorced? Don’t forget to talk about and plan for how you will pay for your children’s college. You can learn more @ www.cnbc.com (CLICK KERE) Divorce and remarrying can have an impact on financial aid eligibility, and some schools will require financial information from both

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Why You Should Never Make Your Children Choose Their Parental Visitation Schedule

When deciding on parental visitation, parents should leave their children out of the conversation – you can learn more HERE! There are many reasons to keep children out of this decision making process assuming we are not discussing a situation with domestic violence or mental or emotional abuse allegations. Additionally, mental health professionals agree that getting

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