Tennessee Family Law Blog

Miles Mason Family Law Group


Memphis family lawyers, Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC is located in Memphis, Tennessee serving clients in Germantown, Collierville, Bartlett and the West Tennessee area.

What Is Transitional Alimony in Tennessee?

Alimony is tailored spousal support – one size does not fit all! Because the need for financial assistance can vary substantially from one spouse to the next, Tennessee recognizes four different types of alimony. One of which is transitional alimony. To improve your understanding of alimony in divorce, take a few minutes to read about.. read more →

Tennessee Wife’s Failure to Disclose Affair Requires Refund of Alimony

Tennessee law case summary on antenuptial agreements in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Jeffrey Matthew Brown v. Jennifer Lindsey (Williams) Brown – Tennessee divorce antenuptial agreement. The husband and wife were married in 2004 and divorced in 2008.  Prior to their marriage, they had executed an antenuptial agreement.  In that agreement,.. read more →

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 →

TN Parenting Plan Modified Though Changes Not Completely Unanticipated

Tennessee law case summary on parenting plan modification in divorce and family law. Andrew K. Armbrister v. Melissa H. Armbrister – Tennessee divorce parenting time modification. The mother and father, both of whom were dentists, were married in 2000.  They had a son born in 2006 and a daughter born in 2008.  Shortly after the.. 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 →

Are Disabled Parents Getting a Fair Shot at TN Child Custody?

When born into a family with a disabled mother or father, is it a given that the child would be better off in the custody of the nondisabled parent? Should the nature and severity of the parent’s disability influence Tennessee child custody decisions? Is placement with able-bodied foster parents always in the best interests of.. 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 →

Parenting Plan Determinations Require Entire Relevant Time Period Be Considered

Tennessee law case summary on custody and jurisdiction in family law from the Court of Appeals. Ramon Williams v. Dana Randolph – Tennessee custody and family law The father and mother were the parents of a daughter.  The father was an engineer with Tennessee Valley Authority and lived in Cleveland, Tennessee, and the mother worked for Ranstad Technologies.. read more →

How To Run Your Own Tennessee Child Support Worksheets

Are you wondering how to go about running your own Tennessee child support worksheets to determine support obligations for your kids? You can start by making two downloads directly from the Tenn. Dept. of Human Services – Child Support Guidelines: The first download offered on the state’s website is the automated web-style calculator, ideal for.. read more →