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 →

TN Parent Relocation Decision Must Include Best Interests

Tennessee law case summary on parent relocation family law from the Court of Appeals. Cassidy Aragon v. Reynaldo Aragon  – Tennessee parent relocation law Cassidy  and Reynaldo Aragon  were married in 2006 and had one daughter, who was born in 2007.  They divorced in 2010, and a parenting plan specified that each parent would spend.. read more →

Modern Day Hatfields and McCoys Go To Court

Tennessee law case summary on contempt in family law from the Court of Appeals. In re: Anna L.J.  – Tennessee contempt and evidence law In 2011, Robert and Sabrina Jackson went to court in Williamson County to file a petition declaring that Anna Johnson was dependent and neglected.  Anna was the daughter of Dennis and.. read more →

Dentist Must Pay Alimony But Wins Lower Dental Practice Value

Tennessee law case summary on dental practice valuation and alimony in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. LeAnn Barnes v. David Ellett Barnes – Tennessee divorce business valuation dental practice, alimony. LeAnn and David Barnes were married in 1984, after the wife had graduated from nursing school and while the husband continued.. read more →

Older Ladies, Cheating, and Several Shades of Gray in TN Divorce

With our graying U.S. population, an increase in Tennessee divorce among Baby Boomers is not entirely surprising given the conception and birth rate following the close of WWII. ‘My Hair is Gray and I Like It That Way’ Donnalou Stevens’ recent YouTube music video – Older Ladies – may be humorously memorable, but it does.. 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 →

Tennessee Court Upholds Property Settlement After Brutal Assault

Tennessee law case summary on divorce, assault, property division and alimony in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Victor R. Peterson v. Kathleen A. Peterson – Tennessee divorce alimony and assault. Victor and Kathleen Peterson were married in 1983.  It was a second marriage for both, and they had no children.  In.. read more →

Mason to Present at 2014 ABA Family Law Fall Conference in Vermont

Miles Mason, Sr. JD, CPA is speaking at the 2014 Fall Conference of American Bar Association Family Law Section located in Stowe, VT on October 18, 2014.  His topic will be “Understanding Business Tax Returns,” a presentation sponsored by the ABA Family Law Section Child Support Committee. If you haven’t ever attended an ABA Family.. read more →

Forensic Accounting 101 | July 21, 2014 Memphis, TN | CPE and CLE

Forensic Accounting 101 – July 21, 2014 Memphis, TN – CPE and CLE A “Do it Yourself” Guide to Financial Analysis and Investigation when Hiring a Forensic Accountant Isn’t Viable Seminar Overview Fundamental Tools and Practical Tips Needed to Examine Common Financial Documents Hiring a forensic accountant to assist you with interpreting financial data is.. read more →

John Vego Knows What Wine You Like

John Vego is a wine “beast.”  According to my teenage son, Miles, “beast” is the highest compliment one can pay another man. Sharon and I first met John many years ago at a small wine tasting and fell in love.  Over the last 10 years, he has been our primary source of wine referrals. Yes,.. read more →