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Tennessee Restricts Judgments for Unpaid Child Support

Starting July 1st, 2017, a new law in Tennessee says that a judgment for unpaid child support can not go back farther than five years of missed payments. Child support arrearages limited Why would the legislature do this? ¬† Shouldn’t deadbeat dads be required to support their children? ... read more...
New Divorce and Custody Laws in Tennessee

New Divorce and Custody Laws in Tennessee

Several important new laws concerning divorce and custody were just put into effect on July 1st. ¬†Some are more important than others, but family law attorneys in Tennessee need to be aware of the changes and possibly working additional language into new parenting plans.   Parenting plans ... read more...

New Family Laws in Effect on July 1st, 2013 in Tennessee

Several new laws which effect divorce and custody cases take effect today. I'll post a brief summary of the most important bills. read more...

Proposal Would Increase Divorce Filing Fee to Fund Violence Shelters

A bill has been introduced to add a $10 fee to all divorces filed, to fund violence shelters. Is this a good idea? read more...