62 Yr Old TN Ex-Wife Gets Alimony Extended After Yoga Studio Failed

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary following 25 years of marriage. Divorce and alimony law from the Court of Appeals. Linda Alexander Owens v. James Emery Owens – Tennessee divorce alimony modification The husband and wife had been married for about 25 years at the time of their 2004 divorce.  The wife was awarded rehabilitative alimony.. read more →

How Can I Increase Tennessee Rehabilitative Alimony Payments?

You were successfully awarded rehabilitative alimony in a Memphis, Tennessee, divorce. But now it’s apparent that the amount is insufficient to achieve the desired objectives. Do you need more cash to accomplish the goals of a rehab alimony award? How do you go about asking the court to squeeze more money from your former spouse?.. read more →

Was Ex-Wife’s New Relationship Cohabitation Under TN Law? Maybe Not.

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary after divorce law from the Court of Appeals. Don Mabee v. Gayle Mabee – Tennessee divorce cohabitation The husband and wife were divorced in 2010 and executed a marital dissolution agreement.  The agreement provided that the husband would pay alimony, but that the obligation would terminate if the wife were cohabitating with another.. read more →

TN Ex Receiving Loans from Business Ineligible for Alimony Reduction

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary following 40 years of marriage. Alimony modification law from the Court of Appeals. Jerry Dean Harkleroad v. Linda Althea Turner Harkleroad – Tennessee post-divorce alimony modification The husband and wife were married in 1967 and divorced in 2007.  At the time of the divorce, the court determined that the husband’s income.. read more →

Tennessee Court Won’t Reduce Alimony Despite Ex-Wife’s Cohabitation

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary from the Court of Appeals. Susan Crosby Wilkinson v. Bradley Webb Wilkinson – Tennessee divorce alimony modification The husband and wife were married in 1990 and had three children.  They divorced in 2008 and agreed to a permanent parenting plan and marital dissolution agreement which was approved by the court.. read more →

Tenn. Ex-Wife’s Remarriage and Full-time Employment May Lower Alimony

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary from the Court of Appeals. Shonda Kay Finchum v. Danny Wayne Finchum – Tennessee divorce alimony modification. The husband and wife were divorced in 2009 after a ten-year marriage with two children.  The parties agreed to a marital dissolution agreement which provided for rehabilitative alimony of $1,000 per month, payable until June 2012… read more →

Tennessee Ex-Wife’s Remarriage Does Not Terminate Periodic Alimony

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary following wife’s remarriage from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Kathy Lynn Averitte v. William Ronny Averitte – Tennessee divorce alimony modification The husband and wife were divorced in February 2011, and the final decree called upon the husband to pay alimony of $1,200 per month.  The wife remarried in August of that.. read more →

After TN Divorce, Liens Against Business Led to Increased Alimony

Tennessee alimony law case summary modifying alimony from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Philip Wayne Hamby v. Myra Renee Wheeler – Tennessee divorce post-divorce contempt of court. The parties were divorced in 2004.  They had jointly owned a publishing business, Premier Publishing, Inc., and the trial court had required husband to turn over his share in the.. read more →

Modifying Alimony Awards After the Tennessee Divorce Is Final

After your Tennessee divorce is final, you may find that the alimony awarded is either insufficient (if you are receiving) or excessive (if you are paying). There is both good news and not so good news. The good news is that some alimony awards may be modified. The not so good news is that some.. read more →

Fayette County TN Transitional Alimony, No Rehab Necessary

For the Fayette County, TN, spouse who considers divorce, the possibility of transitional alimony is worthy of discussion with a knowledgeable Tennessee divorce attorney. This is the last installment in a four-part series about our state’s alimony law. We’ve taken on each of the following support awards codified in T.C.A. § 36-5-121: 1. Alimony in.. read more →