Family Law

Sep 3, 2020

Where Can I Bring My Service Dog In Tennessee?

By |September 3rd, 2020|Family Law|

More and more public places are starting to accommodate service and support animals, understanding the important role they play in people’s day-to-day lives. People with disabilities and other physical or psychiatric issues depend on their four-legged friends to cope with the challenges of daily living. However, with wild stories of people attempting to bring pigs [...]

Aug 17, 2020

Unmarried Fathers’ Rights in Tennessee

By |August 17th, 2020|Family Law|

Having a child should be a magical experience filled with excitement and joy. For many couples who have a child prior to being married, it can be filled with uncertainty. Having a child out of wedlock may be scary, depending upon the type of relationship you have with your child’s mother, and even her friends [...]

May 6, 2020

Remarrying? Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

By |May 6th, 2020|Family Law|

Today, remarrying after a divorce or the death of a spouse is commonplace, as is getting married or remarried in our senior years. Remarriage brings a different host of issues that need to be addressed than when marrying young or for the first time. Often, each spouse may have children from previous partners, or they [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Jul 11, 2018

Tennessee Court of Appeals Tells Lawmakers that Same-Sex Divorce Case is None of Their Business

By |July 11th, 2018|Family Law|

In 2016, Sabrina and Erica Witt became the first same-sex couple to file for divorce in Tennessee. Their story made national news not only because they wished to divorce, but because of the heart-breaking custody battle that ensued. Eventually, Knox County 4th Circuit Court Judge Greg McMillan ruled that despite Erica’s sex, she would be [...]

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