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Tips to Avoid Custody Issues During the Holidays

The holiday season is meant to be a time of joy for everyone. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with family and spend time together. However, for families that have gone through divorce and a battle for custody, the holiday season can be the source of great stress and strife. Common causes of conflict … Continue reading Tips to Avoid Custody Issues During the Holidays

4 Tips to Help Your Child through a Divorce

Going through a divorce isn’t easy, especially for kids. Children experience a wide range of emotions including shock, frustration, anger, worry and sadness. While you may be having a hard time yourself, it is important as a parent to help your child through this difficult transition. The following are some tips to guide you. Be … Continue reading 4 Tips to Help Your Child through a Divorce

Why You Shouldn’t Badmouth Your Spouse during a Divorce

Divorce proceedings aren’t easy. These high-stress and contentious procedures can often have a negative impact on the mental state of the parties involved. It is not uncommon for spouses to feel unloved, hurt, angry, stressed, disappointed and resentful. People going through divorces often seek support from those around them and in doing so end up … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Badmouth Your Spouse during a Divorce

Essential Steps You Should Take Before Filing for Divorce

Filing for divorce is not just about submitting your complaint to the court. There are many issues involved, and you need to prepare well to handle them. Some of the issues include your future relationship with your spouse and children, finances, the stress involved, and matters to do with child support and custody among others. … Continue reading Essential Steps You Should Take Before Filing for Divorce

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Adoption Lawyer

Child adoption involves one person taking over the responsibility to parent a child from the child’s legal or biological parents. A legal adoption process permanently transfers all parenting rights and responsibilities as well as filiation from the biological parents to the adoptive parents. Adoption is not always an easy process. There are numerous documents to … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Adoption Lawyer

Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer to Help You Handle Your Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a challenging time. You may be experiencing a flurry of emotions and possibly anxiety about what will happen from this point onwards. The thought of change can be daunting and intimidating, and the last thing you want to think about is the paperwork and legal procedures that lie ahead. … Continue reading Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer to Help You Handle Your Divorce

Family Law Attorney: 10 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier

Hiring the right lawyer to represent your case in family matters is important since you are dealing with personal issues. When it comes to situations like divorce, adoption, child custody, and support, it is natural to be more sensitive to divulging details about them. However, these cases can be complicated and difficult to handle without … Continue reading Family Law Attorney: 10 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier

Does it matter who is at fault in a divorce?

Overview of the grounds for divorce in the Tennessee Courts Tennessee has two different types of divorces: Uncontested divorce which is normally based on irreconcilable differences and contested divorce which requires proof of grounds for a divorce. Irreconcilable differences divorce requires that both parties agree to the divorce, and both parties agree to wait ninety … Continue reading Does it matter who is at fault in a divorce?