What is Hearsay?

Anybody who’s watched any law-based TV shows has heard the term “hearsay”.  Hearsay evidence is pretty common in civil trials, and it makes me crazy.  Not the actual evidence itself, it’s that many lawyers and even some judges don’t...

Alimony Award Modified in Divorce Appeal

Background The parties were married for approximately 20 years and had two children.  During the marriage, Wife occasionally worked at various jobs but never earned more than $37,000 per year.  Wife had a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, but had not...