Divorce is seldom an amicable process. In just about every divorce, one or both spouses may feel that they got the short end of the stick with their agreements. Whether it is from a distasteful child custody arrangement or hefty spousal maintenance fees, divorce outcomes are often unpredictable. For many years, men have traditionally been cut short in many child custody cases and have had their father’s rights abused. Tennessee’s own Billy Ray Cyrus may join the ranks of the modern divorced man after his wife of 19 years filed for divorce.
Cyrus could potentially lose custody of his 13-year-old daughter Noah and have to pay spousal support to his ex-wife Tish Cyrus. Both Billy Ray and his family have grown to fame over the years and have been one of Tennessee’s most famous families. After nearly two decades of marriage, Tish filed for divorce on the grounds of irreconcilable differences. She is seeking full physical custody of the couple’s only minor child, Noah, as well as spousal support for legal fees.
Many Tennessee fathers can relate to Billy Ray’s situation. Traditionally, women were usually granted full custody of any children as well as spousal support. This left many dads with minimal visitation of their children and gratuitous spousal maintenance cost. But now that most women are entering the workforce, circumstances have changed.
Any Tennessee dad concerned about having their father’s rights abused in family law court may find the services of an attorney helpful or possibly necessary. Often times divorce can lead to unsettling arrangements for men. By having legal assistance, one may avoid unfavorable outcomes.
Source: The Inquisitr, “Miley Cyrus Seems To Be Taking Sides In Parent’s Divorce Battle,” June 28, 2013