When Spouses Hide Small Business Income in Tennessee Divorce

When Tennessee divorce shifts from possibility to probability, some small business owners may attempt to skirt the truth about their income. There are many reasons why a person might attempt this, none of which are honest and all of which point toward gaining an unfair financial advantage over the other spouse. It’s All Part of.. read more →

What Is Legal Separation in Memphis, Tennessee?

For at least a few Memphis TN husbands and wives, living together may not be a positive experience. When sharing the same household keeps hostilities on open display 24/7, then continued cohabitation could be detrimental for the whole family. Those couples need options, one of which is divorce. Another option is legal separation. What exactly.. read more →

What Are Tennessee Divorce Laws?

Are you wondering where Tennessee family lawyers go to get the most current legal information about separate maintenance, annulment, divorce, child custody, support, and all those other important domestic relations issues? Understand, first, that attorneys love their law libraries. Most family law firms have modest libraries to house essential collections on Tennessee law and practice,.. read more →

What Is Marital Misconduct in Tennessee Divorce Law?

Probably one of the most loaded questions for any Tennessee divorce lawyer is “what marital misconduct constitutes grounds for divorce?”  The answer lies in Tennessee’s marital dissolution law and, for some, it isn’t pretty. T.C.A. § 36-4-103. Marital Misconduct Goes Beyond Foolish Indiscretion Marital misconduct is more than mere foolishness or indiscretion. The spouse’s behavior.. read more →

Tennessee Husband Not Entitled to Alimony Despite Disparity of Income

Tennessee alimony law case summary following 8 years of marriage. Divorce and alimony law from the Court of Appeals. Alexander A. Rogin v. Joelle L. Rogin – Tennessee divorce alimony The husband and wife were married in 2003.  Both had MBA degrees from Vanderbilt University.  They had two children, both of whom attended private school.  They separated.. read more →

Millennials in Tennessee Divorce: Breaking Up in Your 30s

Born into the Millennial Generation (or if you prefer, Generation Y), many Tennessean’s are now in their thirties and considering divorce. Millennials have been accused of being far more narcissistic, more ‘Me’ oriented, than their Gen-X and Baby Boomer predecessors. Maybe that describes some of the people you know, but when it comes to divorce,.. read more →

Emotional Consequences of Divorce on Children May Not Be So Bad

Almost every Tennessee divorce will have an emotional impact on the children. The good news is that the negative emotional consequences of a marital break-up may not be long-lasting for kids, as many once feared. In a recent Scientific American article co-authored by psychology professors Hal Arkowitz (Univ. of Arizona) and Scott O. Lilienfeld (Emory.. read more →

Oakland Tennessee Divorce Injunction Restricts Insurance Options

Have you consulted with an Oakland TN divorce lawyer about the impact the temporary injunction will have on your insurance options? Many men and women view divorce as an opportunity to reinvent themselves and start afresh. In many ways that is true and a healthy response to ending one’s marriage. A spouse may move into.. 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 →

TN Farm Property Remained Husband’s Separate Property Despite Increase

Tennessee law case summary on classifying property value increase as marital or separate in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Lillie Franchie Huddleston v. Robert Lee Huddleston – Tennessee divorce property classification When the husband and wife married in 1969, each brought real property to the marriage.  The husband owned a farm in Putnam.. read more →