There are many ways to break down the emotional challenges that couples often face when they navigate through the divorce process. In this post, we will take a look at jealousy, and some of the reasons why this can be problematic. If you have these feelings, you should not be hard on yourself, especially since … Continue reading Jealousy is not uncommon during divorce
In Tennessee, the legal rights regarding child custody if you are an unmarried father can present several challenges. To begin with, it is the de facto position that an unmarried mother has physical and legal custody of the child. This changes, though, when you prove paternity. At that time, you have the same legal rights … Continue reading What rights does an unmarried father have in custody conflicts?
Parental visits are an important part of maintaining a strong relationship with your child after a divorce. However, it’s not uncommon for kids to experience separation anxiety when away from their mothers, which can be difficult for recently divorced fathers to deal with. To help you put your child’s mind at ease and truly enjoy … Continue reading How can I help my child deal with separation anxiety?
You and your partner welcomed a beautiful baby into the world. But there is no birth without bureaucracy, and you’ll need to establish guardianship of your new child. Children outside of marriage aren’t uncommon, with 35.3% of all children in Knox county born to unwed parents. But you’ll need to define some standards, since you … Continue reading Determining custody for unmarried parents
Your marriage may not be perfect, but all relationships have issues and you are content and happy with your situation. Your spouse isn’t and has asked for a divorce. By all accounts, you are probably shocked by the admission and don’t understand why. Your partner might complain now and then about things, but who doesn’t … Continue reading Five tips to prevent divorce
During a Tennessee divorce, many fathers fear how a heated custody battle will end. Fortunately, a father may have some control over the outcome of the case. A father does not have to lose his custody rights to a child. In order to remain in your child’s life, there are winning behaviors. First, do not … Continue reading How can fathers help their custody case?
If you are struggling to pay all your Kentucky bills and fear you may need to file bankruptcy in order to get out from under your crushing debt burden, you likely have many questions regarding the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, the two most frequently used forms of consumer bankruptcy. As FindLaw explains, … Continue reading What are the main differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13?
We have written about the various challenges that people encounter during and after the divorce process. From child support issues to custody disputes and financial concerns over property division, there are a lot of stressors that people frequently run into when they end their marriage. The emotional toll of the divorce process and the various … Continue reading Dealing with loneliness after a divorce
While you and your spouse are trying to negotiate custody of your child during your Tennessee divorce, you may feel that you have learned why people call it a custody “battle.” At The Barnett Firm, we often help parents take steps to smooth the process and come to an agreement that works in the best … Continue reading Ways to avoid fights over custody
After finalizing your Tennessee divorce, you may find yourself wanting to relocate within the state or to move away. This may allow you to pursue job opportunities, be closer to family or friends, or just get a fresh start. If you are a parent, however, you may require permission in order to take your children … Continue reading Can you move with your kids after a Tennessee divorce?