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Trace Adkins and wife settle divorce issues amicably

A divorce is not only emotionally trying but it also affects the couple's financial standing. Any divorce in the United States, including one in Tennessee, involves finances, such as property division, child support payments and alimony. In a celebrity high-asset divorce, the finances in question are much greater than in a typical divorce.

Invoking the SCRA in military family law cases

Service members in the U.S., including people in Tennessee, understand all too well the challenges of military life. Long periods of absence from home may make the service members' time with family extremely limited. Hence, many military marriages in Tennessee as well as in other parts of the country end in divorce. In fact, military divorces are becoming more and more common. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act provides certain protections to service members who are going through a divorce.

Payment of child support through informal negotiations -- Part II

In Tennessee, as in most other states in the country, child support is normally the obligation of the non-custodial parent. In an earlier post, we discussed the three modes of child support payment. The first is when parents come to an agreement about child support with or without the support of their attorneys which is an out-of-court settlement. In the third option, a child support order can be determined by a court.

Payment of child support through informal negotiations -- Part I

In Tennessee, as in most other states in the country, child support is normally the obligation of the non-custodial parent. The child support payment can be determined in one of three ways. In the first method, the parents come to an agreement about child support payment in front of an attorney. The child support payment can also be agreed upon at an out-of-court Alternate Dispute Resolution proceeding. Finally, child support can also be ordered by the court.

Child support and custody modifications possible with legal help

Even though a divorce may seem the last act in a couple's relationship, if they have minor children, then they will be tied together for years to come. Either or both ex-spouses can see a significant change in circumstances if remarriage enters the picture, one spouse needs to leave the area for a job or school or has trouble paying support because of job loss or illness. In these cases, an experienced attorney can help a spouse solve any child support or child custody difficulties.

Attorneys can make the international adoptions process smoother

Any Tennessee resident would agree that an adoption comes as a blessing to a childless couple. Nothing can be more blessed than holding a little one in your arms. And today, Tennessee residents have the option of attempting international adoptions, as well as national adoptions. There are many federal and state regulations that govern an international adoption. Most of these regulations are in the best interest of the child. Any couple, who wishes adopt internationally should speak to an experienced attorney who can help the international adoption process.

What are the steps involved in a divorce decree modification?

Divorce typically raises a lot of negative emotions, such as anger, frustration, desperation and bitterness. For many, however, it is also an opportunity to move on in life. In many cases, the situation may change significantly after the divorce order has been passed. As a result of these changes, the spouse may also get the chance to challenge court decisions. The spouses may also get the opportunity to modify the divorce order.

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