Assets of Retired TN Dentist Seeking Lower Alimony Must Be Considered

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary following 42 years of marriage. Divorce and alimony modification law from the Court of Appeals. Deborah Evans Wilhoit v. Gary Dennis Wilhoit – Tennessee divorce alimony modification – seeking to reduce, lower or terminate alimony in Tennessee Gary and Deborah Wilhoit were divorced in 2011 after 42 years of.. read more →

Mom Falsely Accused TN Dad of Abuse of Special-Needs Son

Tennessee law case summary on post-divorce custody and social media from the Court of Appeals. In re: Conservatorship of Turner  – Tennessee divorce conservatorship, defamation, Facebook. The ward in this conservatorship case was born in 1988 and suffered from Downs Syndrome.  The boys’ parents were divorced in Texas in 1994. The father and children later.. read more →

TN Mom Loses Custody for Frustrating Contact with Dad

Tennessee law case summary on changing child custody law from the Court of Appeals. In the Matter of: Shayla H. – Tennessee child custody change of circumstances. Damon and Charlotte were married briefly before their 2003 divorce, and were the parents of one daughter, Shayla.  The mother was named the primary residential parent.  Over the.. read more →

TN Dad’s Child Support Reduced After Businesses Fail

Tennessee child support law case law summary on reducing child support from the Court of Appeals. Donald Lester Benedict v. Gretchen Michelle Benedict – Tennessee post divorce child support reduction. Donald and Gretchen Benedict were divorced in 2000, and had two children.  The husband was ordered to pay child support of $3200 per month.  From.. read more →

No Custody Jurisdiction After Parents and Child Leave TN

Tennessee law case summary on child custody jurisdiction in post-divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Winfred Errol Ankton v. Chandranita Michelle Ankton  – Tennessee divorce UCCJEA custody jurisdiction. Winfred and  Chandranita Ankton had one child when they were divorced in Shelby County, Tennessee, in 2002, and the mother was granted primary custody. .. read more →

TN Mom Jailed For Willfully Failing to Pay Child Support

Tennessee child support law case law summary on contempt, enforcement and collection from the Court of Appeals. Daniel Anthony Norfleet v. Audra Ann Norfleet  – Tennessee divorce child support contempt and enforcement. Daniel and Audra Norfleet were divorced in 2007 after agreeing to a marital dissolution agreement.  The father was named as the primary residential.. read more →

Home-schooling TN Mom Held Voluntarily Unemployed

Tennessee child support law case law summary on voluntary unemployment from the Court of Appeals. Carl Scott Blankenship v. Amy Lynn Cox  – Tennessee voluntary unemployment for child support Amy Cox and Carl Blankenship were divorced in 2000, and the mother was granted custody of the four children.  They returned to court many times as.. read more →

Dad’s Advertising Income To Be Averaged for TN Child Support

Tennessee law case summary on income averaging from the Court of Appeals. Melissa L. Blackshear (Thompson) v. Stephen D. Blackshear – Tennessee child support income determination and income averaging Melissa L. Blackshear (Thompson) and Stephen D. Blackshear were divorced in 2005, after negotiating a permanent parenting plan.  The father agreed to pay $2,000 per month.. read more →

Mom Gets More Child Support Although Dad Claimed Disabled

Tennessee law case summary on child support modification in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Christopher Lance Allen v. Robbie Marie Allen – Tennessee divorce child support modification. Robbie and Lance Allen were divorced in 2007, and have one child, who was 13 years old at the time of this appeal.  Under.. read more →

Paternity Establishment and Paternity Fraud in Tennessee Child Support, Not Just One Man’s Nightmare

Paternity fraud is as likely to occur in Tennessee as it is in any other jurisdiction where child support is sought by the mother. Unfortunately, such deviousness is not just one man’s nightmare. Paternity fraud happens all too often and, once paternity is established, child support will be ordered by the court. If paternity goes.. read more →