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 →

TN Dad Can Lower Child Support with Evidence on Trust Income Sparse

Tennessee child support law case law summary on lowing child support from the Court of Appeals. Tracy Lynn Muhlstadt v. Larry David Muhlstadt – Tennessee divorce child support change The mother and father were the parents of one child, born in 2007, and were divorced in 2008 in Robertson County, Tennessee.  Under the agreed parenting plan,.. read more →

Tenn. Dad Is Primary Residential Parent, But Time To Be Nearly Equal

Tennessee law case summary on custody and roughly equal parenting time in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Elizabeth Anne McDaniel v. Robb Ashby McDaniel – Tennessee divorce custody The mother and father were married in 2004 and divorced in 2012 with two children, ages 3 and 5.  At the time of their marriage,.. read more →

TN Husband Could Not Undo Default Judgment, Excuse Was Not Credible

Tennessee law case summary on default judgment in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Amanda Leenhouts v. Gert Jan Leenhouts – Tennessee divorce default judgment The husband and wife were married in 2007 and had no children.  In 2012, the wife filed a complaint for divorce in Davidson County, Tennessee, and alleged irreconcilable.. read more →