Internet Love: Online Dating May Result in Fewer Tennessee Divorces

Although online dating and internet love can lead to Tennessee divorce, a few statistics are still surprising. So many Tennesseans are using online dating services today. It may be difficult for some to imagine (or recollect) what previous generations did to meet, mingle, and become engaged to marry. Mystery and intrigue are far from absent… read more →

TN Doctor’s Wife Entitled to $4,500/Mo. Alimony After 19 Yrs.

Tennessee law case summary on alimony in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals after a 19 year marriage. Jim Najim Jirjis v. Tammy Sue Jirjis – Tennessee divorce alimony following 19 years married. Jim Najim Jirjis and Tammy Sue Jirjis were married in 1993, shortly after the husband had earned his medical.. 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 →

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 →

Marital Property Division Can’t Consider Tax Effects Unless Sale Now

Tennessee law case summary on property division factors, tax impact, and assets sales in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Kendra Kuebler Vachon v. Claude Vachon – Tennessee divorce tax effects. Kendra and Claude Vachon were married in 1995 and had three children.  In 2011, the wife filed for divorce.  Some issues.. read more →

TN Husband Jailed For Contempt After Dissipating Marital Assets

Tennessee law case summary on divorce in divorce and automatic injunction law from the Court of Appeals. Priscilla Lee Slagle v. Lawrence Fred Slagle – Tennessee divorce mandatory injunction. Priscilla and Lawrence Slagle were involved in divorce proceedings in 2009.  The husband was held in contempt for failing to comply with discovery requests and for.. 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 →

TN Dentist Husband Has 26 Affairs and Divorce Result Was Unfortunate

Tennessee law case summary on divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Mark Edward Holifield v. Michele Lynn Billings Holifield – Tennessee divorce dental practice with fault. The husband and wife were married in 1984, and at the time of their 2010 divorce had two adult children.  The husband filed for divorce in.. read more →

Don’t Worry, Be Happy with Your Tennessee Divorce in 5 Easy Steps

Is it possible to be happy and not worry about your Tennessee divorce? Tempered happiness perhaps, but the answer is “Yes.” With the right frame of mind going into the process, most people make it through divorce with mind, heart, and spirit intact. That is not to say that there will not be emotional challenges… 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 →