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Pondering divorce? Know this about child custody

Thinking about divorce often means contemplating a very different life from the one you currently lead. The end of your marriage might mean that you live somewhere different and that your entire daily schedule changes. When you share children with your spouse, a...

Can active military couples adopt a child?

When you and your spouse are both active members of the military, there are unique challenges you must overcome. Starting a family is one thing that might be particularly difficult during this busy time in your life, but adoption is a wonderful way to go about it. You...

How to write a functional parenting plan after a military divorce

If you come from a marriage in which one or both spouses are active military members, then the divorce to follow will come with unique challenges. Finding solutions to those challenges is the obstacle you and your ex-spouse must overcome when writing a military...

What to know about grandparent adoptions

Today, 5% of children live with their grandparents in Tennessee. In many of these situations, the grandparents have temporary or permanent custody of these children. However, there are cases where the children cannot or should not live with their parents, so some...

How do Tennessee parents update a problematic parenting plan?

There are countless reasons why parents may not like their current parenting plan. Perhaps the Tennessee family courts drafted the plan years ago during a litigious separation, and everything in the plan is now outdated. Maybe the parents created the plans themselves...

Do children have a say if their stepparent plans to adopt them?

Stepparent adoption may occur for both practical and emotional reasons. The stepparent might want to adopt their stepchild to give them a sense of security and to solidify their relationship. On the other hand, it may be practical concerns, like military income or...

How can you resolve a divorce?

Getting a divorce is a serious decision to make, but it is not the only one you will need to make. Hundreds of thousands of people file for divorce every year, and they all have to decide how they are going to get divorced. There are several options of how someone can...

When should you make child custody modifications?

It takes a lot of time and effort to settle a divorce. While your divorce agreement may have defined the arraignment you have for child custody, you may still have some questions. One important question that parents need to consider is when they should consider...

6 divorce do’s and don’ts to remember before you file

Divorcing is tough on most people, even when both they and their spouse agree to divorce. Divorces can be challenging because of how many assets you have to separate and because of the arrangements you have to make for your children or others you care for in your...

Is a neutral custody exchange right for you?

Even if the marriage ends on amicable terms, divorcing parents could find significant stress disrupting their futures. Lasting disagreements over property division or the evolving situation of one former spouse finding a new significant other can lead to heated...