TN Wife Gets Half of Pension + Property But No Alimony After 38 Years

Tennessee law case summary on alimony and property division after 38 years of marriage in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Elizabeth Kay Tomes v. Michael Joe Tomes – Tennessee divorce alimony 38 years. Elizabeth and Michael Tomes were married in 1972 and had two adult sons.  The husband worked for the.. read more →

What Is a Tennessee Marital Dissolution Agreement?

You may have heard that most civil lawsuits are settled, meaning they do not go to trial. Frequently, that is because the dispute has been resolved through some form of alternative dispute resolution, or ADR. One form of ADR is mediation, another is negotiation. Both are commonly used in Tennessee divorce. Therefore, spouses can avoid.. read more →

Property Split Goes Badly When Judge Does Not Believe TN Husband

Tennessee law case summary on property division in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Stephanie Trego McCoy v. Steven McCoy  – Tennessee divorce classification. Stephanie Trego McCoy and Steven McCoy were engaged in 1996 after dating in high school.  After high school, the husband got a job for the Lenoir City Utilities.. read more →

Cohabitating Tennessee Woman Entitled to Share of Property After Split

Tennessee law case summary on partnership law in family law from the Court of Appeals. Lasonya Morrow v. Ray Anthony McClain – Tennessee partnership not divorce The man and this woman in this case lived together for six years but never married.  During that time, they worked together in a number of business ventures.  They.. read more →

Chicago Ex-Cop Surfaces in Tennessee and Wife Goes After Pension

Tennessee law case summary on pension division enforcement after divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Violet Corrozzo v. Joseph Corrozzo – Tennessee divorce with pension The husband and wife were divorced in 1996 in Illinois, and the wife was awarded 40% of the husband’s pension from the Chicago police.  The husband, however,.. read more →

Tennessee Wife Gets Family’s Small Business, but Split Approved

Tennessee law case summary with a business in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Frank Ray Baggett v. Anne Marie Baggett – Tennessee divorce with a business The wife filed for divorce after eight years of marriage.  Shortly thereafter, the husband filed a separate action alleging that he had been improperly excluded.. read more →

Tennessee Divorce Reopened When Millionaire Farmer Husband Hid Assets

Tennessee law case summary on hidden assets in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. James Glen Kirk v. Gloria Taylor Kirk – Tennessee divorce hidden assets. The husband and wife were married in 1987.  The husband ran a farming operation, and the wife worked as a mortgage broker.  In 2008, the husband.. read more →

Tennessee Divorce Stands Despite Ex-Wife’s Cold Feet About Agreement

Tennessee law case summary on settlements in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Angela Denise Jones v. Mark Allen Jones – Tennessee divorce and trying to back out The husband and wife were married in 1995 and had four children, three of whom were living at the time of their 2011 divorce. .. read more →

Plan Payments Split When Tenn. Couple Divorces During Chapter 13 Plan

Tennessee law case summary on bankruptcy in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Elizabeth LaFon Western Vinson v. James Gerald Vinson – Tennessee bankruptcy during divorce The mother and father were married in 1997 and had two sons, born in 1998 and 2001.  In 2011, the mother filed for divorce, alleging adultery.  The.. read more →

TN Home Held Marital Property Even Though Bought with Husband’s Assets

Tennessee law case summary on transmutation in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Troy Steven Potter v. Christa Gilman Potter – Tennessee divorce and transmutation law The husband and wife were married in 2001.  Each had children from prior marriages, but no children were born of the marriage.  The husband was a.. read more →