TN Dad’s Child Support Increased for Autistic Son

Tennessee child support law case law summary on autistic child special needs from the Court of Appeals. Karen Elizabeth Touchton v. Paul Jerome Touchton – Tennessee divorce child support modification, special needs child. Paul and Karen Touchton were married in 1994 and had one son, who was born in 1998.  In 2002, they were divorced.. read more →

Should You Be Looking for a Shelby County TN Family Lawyer?

With the pace and excitement of the holidays, you may be putting your search for a Shelby County, Tennessee, family lawyer on hold at least until the New Year. When the time comes to focus on the legal aspects of family ties, though, what qualities should you look for in an attorney? What kinds of.. 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 →

TN Father to Pay $10K for Not Filing Jt. Tax Return + $3.5K Atty Fees

Tennessee law case summary on after divorce enforcement in family law from the Court of Appeals. Deanna Lynne Dodd v. Michael Thomas Dodd – TN Post-divorce Enforcement of MDA The mother, Deanna Lynne Dodd, filed for divorce from the father, Michael Thomas Dodd, in December 2009.  They were married for approximately 10 years and had one minor child. .. read more →

6 Ways to Save Lots of Money in Your Collierville TN Divorce

Divorce costs may appear to be increasing exponentially, but your Collierville, Tennessee, divorce does not have to break the bank. There are several simple techniques that can help keep legal costs down without weakening your case in any way. Maintaining Control of Your Attorney’s Fees Maintaining control of your attorney’s fees should never interfere with.. read more →

TN Father’s IRA Account May Not be Garnished to Cover Attorney’s Fees

Tennessee child support law case law summary on child support collection from the Court of Appeals. Patricia Ann Gho Massey v. Gregory Joel Casals - Tennessee child support collection of attorney’s fees case The mother, Patricia Ann Gho Massey, and the father, Gregory Joel Cassals, had a child together in 1994.  In July 2008, the juvenile court.. read more →

TN Husband Must Pay Attorney’s Fees in Addition to Property Settlement

Tennessee law case summary on attorney’s fees in Tennessee divorce and family law from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Linda M. Pettigrew v. Dennis A. Pettigrew – Tennessee Husband Must Pay Attorney’s Fees in Addition to Property Settlement The wife, Linda M. Pettigrew, and the husband, Dennis A. Pettigrew, were married for 31 years and had.. read more →

Tennessee Husband Awarded $61,000 in Attorney’s Fees Sanctions

Tennessee law case summary on sanctions and attorney’s fees in Tennessee divorce and family law from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. RODNEY W. SCHUTT v. JODIE ANN MILLER (SCHUTT) - Tennessee divorce law Rodney W. Schutt , the husband, and Jodie Ann Miller (Schutt), the wife, were married in 1990 and had one daughter, born in 1993.  The husband filed for divorce in.. read more →

TN Wife Gets $4.6m + $8K/mo for 8 Yrs Rehab Alimony + $309K atty fees

Tennessee law case summary on rehabilitative alimony & attorney’s fees in a large estate in Tennessee divorce and family law from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Duke v. Duke – Tennessee Divorce Case - Attorney’s Fees & Alimony Kathryn A. Duke and Harold W. Duke III were married in 1991, and had three children, who were ages 11, 9,.. read more →

$5,000 / Mo Til Age 65 Then $2,000 / Mo Alimony in Futuro for TN Wife

Tennessee law case summary on alimony, equitable division, and attorney’s fees in Tennessee divorce and family law from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Rooney (Pollan) v. Pollan – Tennessee divorce case law summary – 27 Years Married Lynette Rooney and Edward Pollan were married in 1983 and had two adult children.  Edward was the president.. read more →