TN Grandparents Can’t Get Visitation Unless Mom Denies It

Tennessee law case summary on grandparent visitation rights in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. In re Landon R.W.  – Tennessee grandparents’ rights. This was a grandparent visitation case, in which the grandparents, Danny and Donna W., filed a petition to establish a parenting plan for their grandson, Landon R.W.  The child.. 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 Can Relocate With Child to MS Due to Lack of Jobs

Tennessee law case summary on parent relocation in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Lisa Rawlings Redmon v. Brent Alan Redmon  – Tennessee parental relocation granted Lisa and Brent Redmon were divorced in 2011 and had one daughter who was born in 2008, they lived in McNairy County, Tennessee,  The mother was.. read more →

TN Mom Loses Custody For Ignoring Child’s Special Dietary Needs

Tennessee law case summary on family law from the Court of Appeals. James Allen Austin v. Marely Torres – Tennessee divorce child custody modification. The child in this custody case, James Austin, Jr., was born in 2004 to James Austin, Sr., and Marely Torres.  Shortly after birth, the child was diagnosed with Phenylketonuria (PKU), which.. read more →

TN Mom Does Not Get Access to Dad’s Psychological Records

Tennessee law case summary on access to psychological records in divorce and custody law from the Court of Appeals. Hannah Ann Culbertson v. Randall Eric Culbertson  – Tennessee divorce mental health records confidentiality Hannah and Randall Culbertson were married in 2004 and had two children.  In 2010, they separated and the mother filed for divorce.. 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 →

Dad’s Parental Rights Can’t Be Terminated Despite Alleged Abandonment

Tennessee law case summary on termination of parental rights and adoption in family law from the Court of Appeals. In re: William T.H. – Tennessee divorce stepparent adoption and parent’s rights termination The child in this termination of parental rights case was born in 2005 when the parents were in high school.  Both the mother.. read more →

TN Dad’s Parental Rights Terminated After Drunk Driving Death of Mom

Tennessee law case summary on termination of parental rights in family law from the Court of Appeals. In re T.F.H., et al. – Tennessee divorce parental rights termination. In 2010, a mother, father, and their two children were involved in a one-car accident in North Carolina.  The father was driving the vehicle, and the mother.. 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 →

Tenn. Judge Denies Parent’s Equal Time Custody Agreement Over Dispute

Tennessee law case summary on custody dispute in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Michael Davis Holmes v. Maria Elizabeth Holmes – Tennessee divorce custody dispute overrides agreed parenting schedule. Michael and Maria Holmes were married for 13 years and had three children who were ages 4, 5, and 10 at the.. read more →