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April 2017 Archives

How much child support will I be able to receive?

When a custodial parent has sole custody and is the primary caretaker of his or her children, the noncustodial parent will usually need to pay child support. The question is, how much child support will the custodial parent have the right to receive?

Ways to cope with a difficult ex

Divorce can take its toll in every way on a person. If there was cheating, abuse or betrayal involved, the situation becomes even trickier to navigate. While you are splitting the assets, the time with children and even your best friends, if there is tension between you and your ex, it complicates an already complex situation.

Advice for uncomplicating your divorce proceedings

The typical Tennessee divorce has a lot of legal complexities that must be dealt with -- both by the spouses and the lawyers representing them. Even a fairly straightforward breakup that doesn't involve children or a lot of assets can require many steps. Let's take a look at a few tips that divorcing spouses can use to simplify the process:

Are you a stay-at-home mom seeking a divorce?

Divorce is intimidating no matter who you are, but if you're a stay-at-home mom, the prospect of separating from your spouse and his or her financial support can be terrifying. The idea of trying to re-enter the workforce after spending years at home with your children may seem daunting, if not impossible. If you're in this situation, however, the law might be on your side.

Wife of man accused of kidnapping files for divorce

An ex-middle school teacher has been accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl. The man's wife has now filed for divorce. The woman -- who has made a public plea to her husband to return the Tennessee teenager to her home -- filed her divorce papers last Friday in Maury County Chancery Court.

3 common divorce myths versus reality

Couples considering divorce often have a fairly inaccurate picture of what the process is like. Knowledge is power: It is important that you start the divorce process with an accurate understanding of the basic principles. While each case brings with it different circumstances, and judges may wield varying approaches, the underlying concepts remain broadly the same. Do not fall for these three myths.

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