Tennessee Wife Denied Alimony When She Fails to Show Need

Tennessee law case summary on alimony in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. John Scott Terry v. Tina Lynn Terry – Tennessee divorce alimony no need. John Scott Terry and Tina Lynn Terry were married in 1992 and had one child who had reached the age of majority prior to their divorce. .. read more →

Tennessee Mom Gets Jail for Continual Disregard of Court Orders

Tennessee law case summary on contempt in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. S.A.M.D. v. J.P.D. – Tennessee divorce contempt. The mother and father were married in 2001 and had a son who was born in 2003.  They were divorced in 2010 and the mother was named the primary residential parent, with.. read more →

Tennessee Husband Who Takes the Fifth at Trial Can Still Appeal

Tennessee law case summary on divorce process in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. William David Russell v. Mary Beth Russell – Tennessee divorce clean hands doctrine William David Russell and Mary Beth Russell were married in 2011 and were the parents of two young children.  In 2011, the husband filed for.. 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 →

TN Grandparents Denied Visitation When They Fail to Show Specific Harm

Tennessee law case summary on grandparent visitation in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Richard McGarity v. Corbin Jerrolds – Tennessee divorce grandparents visitation This was a grandparent visitation case between pitting the biological mother and adoptive father of a three-year-old child against the paternal grandparents.  After the mother divorced the child’s.. 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 →

No Injunction Against Stepmom’s Cupcakes, But TN Mom Not In Contempt for Yogurt

Tennessee law case summary on parenting and contempt in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Stacy Christina Knellinger v. Mark Steven Knellinger and Becki Knellinger – Tennessee divorce custody. In 2010, the mother was granted a divorce on the grounds of adultery.  She was named the primary residential parent of the children,.. read more →

Tennessee Dad Gets Custody Despite Bad Grades and Discipline Problems

Tennessee law case summary on custody in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Terri Ann Kelly v. Willard Reed Kelly – Tennessee divorce custody The mother and father were married about 18 years at the time of their divorce, and were parents of a son, 15, and daughter, 13.  The father was.. read more →

Tennessee Grandparents Denied Visitation When No Harm to Child Shown

Tennessee law case summary on grandparent visitation in divorce and family law from the Court of Appeals. Billy W. Huffman v. Whitney Nichole Huffman – Tennessee divorce grandparents visitation. The child in this grandparent visitation case was born in 2010.  The grandparents (the mother’s parents) alleged that they babysat 3-5 days per week while the.. 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 →