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 →

TN Dad Gets Parenting Time Over Long Weekends After Mom Relocates

Tennessee law case summary on custody, parenting time, and relocation granted in post-divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Maryam Mubashir v. Mubashir Mahmood – Tennessee post-divorce relocation and parenting time The husband and wife were married in 1997 and had three children before their 2009 divorce in Hamblen County, Tennessee.  The husband.. read more →

Tennessee Surgeon Can Relocate With Daughter for Subspecialty Training

Tennessee law case summary on relocation granted in post-divorce relocation law from the Court of Appeals. John Daniel Rudd v. Debra Ann Gonzalez – Tennessee post-divorce relocation granted. The mother and father in this Tennessee parental relocation case were both physicians.  They were the parents of one daughter who was adopted as an infant in.. read more →

Tennessee Mom Held in Contempt for Dragging Feet on Kids’ Passports

Tennessee law case summary on contempt in family law from the Court of Appeals. Denise L. Heilig v. Roy Heilig – Tennessee post-divorce contempt. Denise and Roy Heilig were divorced in Shelby County, Tennessee, in 2008.  They had two minor children, and the trial court adopted a parenting plan naming the mother the primary custodial.. read more →

What About Taxes in Tennessee Divorce?

With so many decisions to make in any divorce, Tennessee couples often forget there will be tax reporting changes, too. Their decisions on custody and child support, alimony, and the division of marital property are all important matters with short-term and long-term consequences. And all of those concerns could have an impact on the parties’.. read more →

Tennessee Mom Gets Jail for Continual Disregard of Court Orders

Tennessee law case summary on contempt in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. S.A.M.D. v. J.P.D. – Tennessee divorce contempt. The mother and father were married in 2001 and had a son who was born in 2003.  They were divorced in 2010 and the mother was named the primary residential parent, with.. read more →

No Injunction Against Stepmom’s Cupcakes, But TN Mom Not In Contempt for Yogurt

Tennessee law case summary on parenting and contempt in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Stacy Christina Knellinger v. Mark Steven Knellinger and Becki Knellinger – Tennessee divorce custody. In 2010, the mother was granted a divorce on the grounds of adultery.  She was named the primary residential parent of the children,.. read more →

Chicago Ex-Cop Surfaces in Tennessee and Wife Goes After Pension

Tennessee law case summary on pension division enforcement after divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Violet Corrozzo v. Joseph Corrozzo – Tennessee divorce with pension The husband and wife were divorced in 1996 in Illinois, and the wife was awarded 40% of the husband’s pension from the Chicago police.  The husband, however,.. read more →