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 →

Dentist Must Pay Alimony But Wins Lower Dental Practice Value

Tennessee law case summary on dental practice valuation and alimony in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. LeAnn Barnes v. David Ellett Barnes – Tennessee divorce business valuation dental practice, alimony. LeAnn and David Barnes were married in 1984, after the wife had graduated from nursing school and while the husband continued.. 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 →

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 →

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 →

Germantown Heiress Keeps Assets After Divorce

Tennessee law case summary on transmutation in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. William Paul Luttrell v. Beverly Parker Luttrell – Tennessee divorce transmutation William and Beverly Luttrell were married in 1987 in Mississippi.  The wife came from a well-to-do family, since her grandfather had started Bryan Foods, which later became part.. read more →

In Tennesseee Divorce, Value of Dental Practice Can’t Include Goodwill

Tennessee law case summary on value of dental practice in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Janice Hartline v. Robert Stephen Hartline – Tennessee divorce business valuation, dental practice. The husband and wife were married in 1986 and had been married for 25 years at the time of their Tennessee divorce.  At the.. read more →

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 →