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?
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?
When ending one’s marriage, preparation is key. Those who go in without a plan tend to walk away with less than they deserve or find that the divorce process takes far longer than it should. Here are a few things that Tennessee residents can do to prepare for the divorce process. First, it is important … Continue reading Are you really ready for the divorce process?
Are you ready to get out of your marriage and move on with your life? If you are, you likely want this to happen as soon as possible, but you understand that the divorce process does take time. How long does it take to get a divorce in Tennessee? There actually is no specific time … Continue reading How long will my divorce take?
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?
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?
When a parent’s mental health is not in the greatest place, there are always going to be questions about whether that individual has the ability to properly care for his or her children. This certainly is a concern that may arise during divorce proceedings. Whether one likes it or not, in Tennessee and elsewhere, parental … Continue reading When mental health affects parenting time
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?
Every year numerous couples in Tennessee choose to end their marriages. Those who own homes together are forced to decide what they are going to do with the property. When it comes to the marital home, there are a few options available to divorcing couples. Option number one: keep it. More couples are choosing to … Continue reading Tennessee divorce: Marital home options
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?