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Many Montgomery residents struggle with property division

Tying the knot is one of the happiest days in the lives of most Montgomery newlyweds. The sight of family and friends gathered around to witness a couple sealing their love forever is truly a blessing. The problem is that the knot can be severed, especially in today's society where approximately half of marriages end in divorce. So, what happens when the home or other property is divided? Property division is one of the toughest parts of divorce.

Facebook photo reveals father's failure to pay child support

Many Montgomery residents are part of the 1 in every 13 people worldwide that use Facebook. Every day millions of new photos are uploaded. Most users are cautious about the photos they upload, but others do not even give it a second thought. For one father, a single uploaded picture has resulted in several felony charges against him.

Father looses parental rights after failing to visit children

Divorce is an issue that continues to tear many Montgomery families apart. While some divorces end on a positive note, many are contentious, especially when children are involved. For fathers going through divorce, gaining physical custody of the children can often be the number one goal. Once child custody is granted, it is important to abide by the rules in order to maintain custody. One Tennessee man recently lost his custody after he failed to visit his children.

Deion Sanders wins child custody battle

Tennessee residents likely know of Hall of Famer football star Deion Sanders for his time in the NFL but they may not have heard about the outcome of his child custody fight with his ex-wife. The athlete is especially known for his unique participation in both professional football and baseball. But he recently won the Super Bowl and World Series of divorce; he got his kids back.

Dennis Rodman owes thousands in child support after divorce

After a divorce, parents in Tennessee and nationwide are still required to support their children. While many parents keep up with court ordered payments, many don't. Even some celebrities are often nefarious for owing grandiose sums of money to their exes. Former basketball star Dennis Rodman, for instance, is nearing the $1 million mark in unpaid child support to his ex-wife.

Filing taxes after a divorce

Divorce is something many Montgomery, Tennessee, residents will have gone through in the last year. With many American marriages ending in divorce, a lot of individuals will file their tax returns this year as single for the first time in awhile. There are a few tips to follow when it comes to filing taxes for recently divorced individuals. This advice can potentially prevent higher taxes.

Child support becoming a problem in America

Child support is no foreign term to many Tennessee residents. It is one of those things that generally accompany the divorce of parents with children. For one man, however, paying child support was something he disliked so much that he stopped paying it altogether and, after two years, fled the country. He holds the title of one of America's highest child support payment debts of 1.2 million dollars.

Divorcing spouses need to know fair market value of home

At the end of a marriage, couples often struggle with the question of how to divide their property. Tennessee courts seek what is called equitable division, a splitting up of assets acquired during the marriage in a way that is fair to both parties.

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