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October 2011 Archives

Man robs bank so that he can continue fighting for child custody

Sometimes parents will do anything to gain custody of their kids. In some situations one parent is fighting with the other; in other instances a parent is fighting the family of the other parent for custody. 

Prenuptial agreements: one way to protect your assets

Would a marriage contract help reduce some of the stress when a couple chooses to get divorced? While residents in Tennessee don't have the option of creating a contract that defines all obligations during and after a marriage, couples getting ready to wed may consider a prenuptial agreement.

When trying to fight for fathers' rights, paternity plays a role

Sometimes when a couple gets divorced, there are some unpleasant surprises that can come up. One particular issue that can arise when trying to agree on custody and support terms is paternity.

High-profile property division dispute comes to a close

You and your spouse have agreed that a divorce is the right decision. But as you begin the divorce process, you start to realize that there are more considerations beyond simply agreeing to separate. The first thing that comes up is property division: who gets what?

U.S. Representative in dispute with ex-wife over child support

A couple may think that verbally agreeing to a child support arrangement will be enough. But sometimes one or both parents forget the specifics of their agreement and dispute which parent should be paying how much.

Father accused of wife's disappearance loses custody of kids

Courts are most concerned about the best interests of a child when it comes to custody arrangements. As we've seen in many previous posts, there are a number of different factors that can influence the terms of the child custody agreement. But there have been cases where the court will step in and revoke custody if it believes the children are in danger.

Country music star Sara Evans still feeling effects of divorce

It is no surprise that the effects of a divorce can linger for a long time, long after the papers have been signed and the property has been divided. Many former couples realize that a divorce can affect people on a number of different levels: physically, emotionally and financially.

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