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 →

Tenn. Might Retain Jurisdiction in Custody Dispute Despite Arguing

Tennessee law case summary on custody jurisdiction in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. In Re LaZaria C.R.H. – Tennessee custody jurisdiction dispute over transfer to Texas LaZaria was born in Tennessee in 2009 to unwed parents.  In 2010, the father established parentage and then petitioned for full custody.  He was awarded.. read more →

Is There a Child Support Calculator in Tennessee?

Yes, in Tennessee the child support calculator is called the “worksheets” and the State of Tennessee has them on its official government website (we have a link to the worksheets below). Every Order Begins with TN’s Child Support Guidelines Every state has guidelines for calculating how much parents should contribute to the support of a.. 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 →

More Tennessee Working-Age Moms Choosing to Stay-at-Home

Times are changing yet again for Tennessee families. In Memphis and across the country, fewer women with minor children are working outside the home. A recent study shows the number of stay-at-home Moms in 2012 matched that of the mid-1980s for the first time. The Pew Research Center recently released its trend analysis of U.S… read more →

Mom Could Enforce Old Arkansas Child Support Judgment in Tennessee

Tennessee child support law case law summary on child support collection from the Court of Appeals. Carole Hoke Johns v. Sam N. Johns, Jr. – Tennessee divorce child support. Carole Hoke Johns and Sam N. Johns, Jr., were divorced in Arkansas in 1981.  Under the Arkansas court order, the father was to pay $1000 per.. read more →

TN Dad’s 300 Mile Commute Qualitfies for Lowering Child Support

Tennessee child support law case law summary on lowering child support from the Court of Appeals. Beverly Diane Jesse v. Erik Dean Jesse – Lowering Tennessee child support Beverly Diane Jesse and Erik Dean Jesse were divorced in Coffee County, Tennessee, in 2006.  They had three children, and they agreed to a permanent parenting plan.. read more →

When Is Tennessee Retroactive Child Support Owed?

Retroactive child support is often a contentious point between divorcing Tennessee parents and may involve a substantial amount of money. The recipient-parent who was the primary caregiver is compensated to some degree, but not in the way of profit. Looking at the financial situation more broadly, retroactive support benefits the entire household, in addition to.. read more →

Despite Much Litigation, Tennessee Husband’s Child Support Not Reduced

Tennessee child support law case law summary on altering child support from the Court of Appeals. Tamara J. Harness v. Gerald Scott Harness – Altering Tennessee child support The divorce of Tamara J. Harness and Gerald Scott Harness has been the attention of the Tennessee courts many times.  That litigious history continued in 2009 when.. read more →