Tennessee Child Support Employment & Parenting Program
This program works with non-custodial parents that have a court order to pay child support to help them overcome barriers to employment & life. YOU CAN LEARN MORE HERE!
Who Gets the Pet(s) in A Divorce in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, pets are considered personal property, just like furniture or a car, and are subject to division in a divorce settlement. Therefore, the division of pets during a divorce is governed by property division laws. Generally speaking – you would keep any property that you had before the marriage including a pet(s). If the
Governor Lee Signs Forever Homes Act
Governor Bill Lee has signed the “Forever Homes Act” into law in Tennessee. The new law aims to streamline the adoption process and improve support for families who adopt children from the foster care system. You can learn more @ NBC 10 News Some of the key provisions of the law include: Creating a centralized
Rescission of Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity
Father’s in Tennessee have 60 days to rescind after signing a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity. Rescission of voluntary acknowledgment of paternity is a legal process that allows a man to withdraw his acknowledgment of paternity of a child. In other words, it is a process that allows a man to deny that he is the
CONTESTED DIVORCE IN TENNESSEE
In a contested divorce, the spouses cannot agree on the terms of their divorce. Contested divorces are characterized by disagreement, whether it is over the family house or retirement funds. Fortunately, this is a normal situation to be in – couples often-times don’t agree on what they think is fair when splitting up-and, just because
Benefits of Hiring an Adoption Lawyer
A variety of steps must be completed before you can become a legal parent. The decision to adopt a child is one of the most important ones you will ever make. With a reputable adoption lawyer on your side, the process of adoption will be less daunting. There are a number of concerns you might
How Much Does A Divorce Cost In Tennessee?
In our initial consultations with clients, one of the first questions asked is how much the divorce will cost? Divorce costs are understandable concerns. Although it is important to seek value in legal representation, cheaper is not always better. Low-fee divorce attorneys often maintain heavy caseloads to compensate – providing minimal attention to each case.
Do you have to terminate parental rights before an adoption in Tennessee
The first step in any adoption proceeding is terminating the parental rights of the biological parents. You must terminate both biological parents’ rights unless you are pursuing a stepparent adoption. The petitioner must prove at least one of the legal grounds to terminate a parent’s rights for a court to terminate the rights. In addition,
Pre-Petition Legal Representation
In child welfare cases, legal advocates may represent families, typically parents, before a child is removed from the home or a petition is filed for abuse or neglect. This legal representation prior to petition aims to keep the family together, keep the children at home, and prevent the need for foster care. The goal of
CHILD SUPPORT PAYOR FACT SHEET
All child support payments must be paid to the State Disbursement Unit, P.O. Box 305200, Nashville, TN 37229. The payor’s TCSES number must be included on the payment. Do not send cash! The following credit cards may be used to pay child support: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diner’s Club International, Discover, Union Pay. Apple Pay,