Child Custody

Sep 26, 2018

Jolie-Pitt Child Custody Battle Still Going – What You Can Learn from It

By |September 26th, 2018|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

Since Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt announced their divorce in 2016 after a 12-year relationship, they have been involved in a lengthy child custody dispute. After court documents were leaked to the press, entertainment news reported that Jolie may be in danger of losing primary custody of their children. When it comes down to the [...]

Nov 2, 2017

Are Children Allowed to Choose Which Parent They Prefer to Live with in a Tennessee Divorce?

By |November 2nd, 2017|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

When parents divorce, it is not just their lives that are affected, but the children’s as well. Divorce often means moving and changing schools; for some children, it also means a change in their standard of living. Some children will voice their opinions about where they want to live, to regain at least a modicum [...]

Jun 1, 2017

Child Custody Battle Settled in Tennessee’s First Same-Sex Divorce

By |June 1st, 2017|Child Custody|0 Comments

Same-sex marriage in Tennessee became legal in 2015, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. Although same-sex couples in Tennessee have not historically enjoyed protection, as a result of the favorable ruling, more and more LGBTQ couples are opting to have children. (An estimated 18% of the same-sex couple population of Tennessee [...]

Apr 28, 2016

The Role of Disability in Custody Decisions in Tennessee

By |April 28th, 2016|Child Custody|0 Comments

Parents who are disabled face challenges unique to them. When it comes to being named the primary residential parent to their children, they often face discrimination and other roadblocks. In response to this, the National Council on Disability has published the report Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children. [...]

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