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February 2017 Archives

What if I'm late on child support payments?

It's not uncommon for a Tennessee mother or father to get behind on child support. It's rare, however, that a parent fails to pay child support on purpose. Usually, late child support payments happen because of some kind of financial difficulty.

When is the right time to tell your child he or she is adopted?

In today's world, open adoptions are more the norm than the exception. Many adoptive parents allow the birth parents to be involved in the life of the child. This is particularly true when the adoption is made between family members. If your child is adopted and you want him or her to know the truth, when is the right time to go about telling them, and how should you do it?

What do statistics say about single fathers?

Whether they were married to the mother of their children or not, every single father who participates in his children's lives has his own way of spending time with them. Questions about how fathers spend time with their children, however, definitely makes one wonder what's common and typical in this department. This article will take a look at what the statistics say about single dads and how they interact with their children.

How can I prevent my ex-spouse from hurting my children?

Not all spouses are friendly, and some are physically abusive. Tennessee parents who divorced the mother or father of their children due to physical abuse will probably be afraid to leave their children with their ex-spouse during scheduled parental visitation time. So, how do you prevent your ex-spouse from abusing your children if this is the case?

Get clear on your divorce checklist with the help of a lawyer

One of the reasons it's so helpful to have an attorney handle your divorce is because of all the issues that need to be addressed in the process. Lay persons who've never been through a divorce before usually do not have enough experience to know all the things that need to be decided.

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