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Mar 19, 2020

Staying #NashvilleStrong through the COVID-19 Crisis

By |March 19th, 2020|COVID-19|

Things have been a little challenging here in Nashville these last few weeks. It may seem that we’ve hardly had time to rest and recover from the tornados and hail that swept through on the 3rd, and now Tennessee – indeed, the entire world – is grappling with COVID-19. We know things are hard. They’re [...]

Mar 5, 2020

Violating Court Orders Can Have Costly Consequences

By |March 5th, 2020|Family Law|

Divorce is rarely a neat and tidy process. When you're embroiled in what feels like the battle of your life, it's very easy to feel hurt and be temporarily blinded by your anger. A very common response to the situation you've found yourself in is to either blatantly retaliate against your spouse, or to engage [...]

Feb 26, 2020

What Is a Parenting Plan and Why Do I Need One?

By |February 26th, 2020|Divorce|

When children are involved in family court actions, it raises the already high level of emotion that both parties are struggling with. It can also mean the addition of a guardian ad litem, possibly a family counselor, or even a visitation supervisor. A judge’s primary responsibility when custody and visitation are at issue is to [...]

Feb 12, 2020

Can I Get Alimony if I Cheated?

By |February 12th, 2020|Alimony, Divorce|

When you say “I do,” you say it with plans of forever in mind. But sometimes, life gets in the way and you find yourself falling out of love with your partner, and potentially in love with someone new. New love can make you feel bold or reckless, or impatient for your new life to [...]

Feb 5, 2020

I Think My Spouse Is Planning for Divorce

By |February 5th, 2020|Divorce|

If you’ve been together long enough, you know when something feels “off” with your spouse. Sometimes you can chalk it up to having a bad day, or even just going through a rough patch. Sometimes, it’s more serious. How can you tell, though, when a rough patch is turning into something more? What are the [...]

Jan 29, 2020

Can I Stop My Children’s Grandparents from Seeing Them?

By |January 29th, 2020|Family Law|

Your children having a relationship with their grandparents should be a wonderful, happy reality that evokes close-knit family bonding. Unfortunately, not everyone with children feels this way about their children’s grandparents. Maybe your childhood wasn’t as rosy as your parents believe, and you feel that they engage in toxic behavior. Maybe your spouse’s parents try [...]

Jan 22, 2020

Roll Over, Stella; There’s a New Courthouse Dog in Town

By |January 22nd, 2020|Family Law|

Clients in need of family law counsel can find themselves being emotionally drained. Even happy events, like adoptions, can be a bit overwhelming. Whether you’re dealing with your ex, or fighting for your kids, or simply stressed out from the day-to-day difficulties of going through a divorce. Sometimes, you just need something soft and safe [...]

Jan 16, 2020

Helping to Get Children of Divorce Ready for College

By |January 16th, 2020|Divorce|

Your oldest child is finally headed off, or back, to college. If you're divorced, it can be a bit harder emotionally, even if you’ve already done this once in the Fall. Perhaps even more difficult to come to terms with is the knowledge that your child is no longer bound to a visitation schedule, mandating [...]

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