TN Husband Must Pay for Workplace Malfeasance in Divorce

Tennessee law case summary on debt division in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Mary Lisa Gaston Luplow v. Martin Duane Luplow – Tennessee divorce property division, debt. Mary Lisa Gaston Luplow and Martin Luplow were married in 1983 and had two children.  In 2010, the wife filed a complaint for divorce.. read more →

Settlement Not Coerced w/ Threat to Expose Wife’s Affair to Kids

Tennessee law case summary on coerced settlement in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Alissa Owen (Formerly Haas) v. Darin Haas  – Tennessee divorce settlement claimed under duress Alissa Owen and Darin Haas were married in 1996 and had three children.  The husband was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, and.. read more →

TN Lawyer’s Alimony Obligation to MBA Wife Reduced

Tennessee alimony law case summary following 26 years of marriage. Divorce and alimony law from the Court of Appeals. Elizabeth Breckenridge Wheeler v. Joseph Robert Wheeler – Tennessee divorce alimony 26 years married Elizabeth and Joseph Wheeler were married in 1986.  Both had graduated from Vanderbilt University and went on to earn graduate degrees.  The.. read more →

Divorcing TN Husband Entitled to Keep Personal Injury Settlement

Tennessee law case summary on separate property in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Melinda Jan Metzinger v. Ronald Wayne Metzinger – Tennessee divorce classification – separate property Melinda and Ronald Metziner were married in 2004.  The husband was an over the road truck driver, and was injured when a drunk driver.. read more →

TN Wife Awarded $7,500 Alimony per mo. from Surgeon

Tennessee alimony law case summary following 29 years of marriage. Divorce and alimony law from the Court of Appeals. Mary Ann Layman v. Thomas Stuart Layman – Tennessee divorce alimony 29 years. Mary Ann and Thomas Layman were high school sweethearts and married in 1983.  They both earned degrees from Tennessee Wesleyan College.  After college,.. read more →

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 →