Irrelevant Bank Records Need Not Be Produced Despite Mom’s Agreement

Tennessee child support law case law summary on modification and evidence from the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Martha Elaine Weaver Carter v. David Ray Carter – Tennessee divorce bank records evidence in child support modification The mother and father of one child were divorced in 2006.  The mother was named the primary residential parent, and.. read more →

No Contempt When TN Father Pays Child Support Based on Modified Order

Tennessee law case summary on child support in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Penelope Lynne Allen v. Gordon Carmack Allen – Tennessee divorce and child support law The father and mother were divorced in 2001 and were the parents of one four-year-old child.  The mother was named the primary residential parent,.. 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 →

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 →

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 →

DNA Evidence Allowed When TN Man Wins Re-Opening Paternity

Tennessee law case summary on paternity and parentage in family law from the Court of Appeals. In Re T.M.S.  – Tennessee divorce paternity The child at issue in this paternity case was born in 2004, after the mother had an “off and on” sexual relationship with the respondent.  Unbeknownst to him, however, she had also had intimate relations with.. read more →

Tenn. Parents’ Inability To Cooperate Grounds To Modify Parenting Plan

Tennessee law case summary on changing primary residential parent after divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Sandy Jane Smart v. Brian Wayne Smart – Tennessee post-divorce custody modification When the mother and father divorced in 2007, their child was six years old.  Both parents were granted joint custody.  In 2011, the mother then a.. 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 →

62 Yr Old TN Ex-Wife Gets Alimony Extended After Yoga Studio Failed

Tennessee alimony modification law case summary following 25 years of marriage. Divorce and alimony law from the Court of Appeals. Linda Alexander Owens v. James Emery Owens – Tennessee divorce alimony modification The husband and wife had been married for about 25 years at the time of their 2004 divorce.  The wife was awarded rehabilitative alimony.. read more →