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As a divorcing business owner, what can I do to protect myself?

If you are a business owner in Knoxville facing a divorce, you might be concerned about protecting your business. There are a few different steps you can take to safeguard your commercial enterprise, some of which are best pursued before divorce is on the table. Forbes explains how you can retain control of your business … Continue reading As a divorcing business owner, what can I do to protect myself?

Are your fathers’ rights being ignored by your ex and the state?

Your marriage may not have been successful but you always felt you were a good dad. As part of your divorce settlement, you wanted shared custody of your children, but things said in court resulted in your ex achieving full custody and you limited visitation time. Now, you are lucky if your ex lets you … Continue reading Are your fathers’ rights being ignored by your ex and the state?

How does Tennessee determine child support?

Divorce is an emotional, gut-wrenching process. Many find it odd when they discover the determination of child support is an exercise in accounting. While there is some room for negotiation for special circumstances, child support determination is so clinical that there are a number of on-line calculators that can help you determine how much you … Continue reading How does Tennessee determine child support?

Getting a divorce, how will our assets be divided?

The splitting up of property when ending a marriage can be difficult for spouses to figure out. Obviously, both parties want their fair share of the marital assets, but coming to agreeable terms can prove challenging as the topics of money and possessions do not always bring out the best in people. What does Tennessee … Continue reading Getting a divorce, how will our assets be divided?

How does stepparent adoption work?

In Tennessee and elsewhere, blended families seem to be the new norm. For a number of reasons, it may make sense for stepparents to adopt their stepchildren. In many cases, it really benefits the lives of the affected children. How does stepparent adoption work? Traditional adoption cases can take years to complete. This is not … Continue reading How does stepparent adoption work?

What rights do unmarried fathers have in Tennessee?

Fathers play an important role in a child’s life. However, establishing paternity can be a complicated process for unmarried fathers. In the event the unmarried parents are no longer together, establishing paternity is necessary for custody and visitation purposes. The state of Tennessee only grants paternity automatically when a child is born to a married … Continue reading What rights do unmarried fathers have in Tennessee?

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