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 →

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 →