Family & Divorce

When a marriage is not working, many wonder what their divorce options are. There are multiple approaches to divorce, and our attorneys have years of experience with each method. To get a basic understanding of each approach and to determine what works best for your specific situation, below is a summary of the three most popular methods: Litigation Litigation is the most common and well-known route to divorce. In a litigation matter, either both…
Tennessee case summary on seeking to get out of an agreed upon settlement. Troy Michael Wheeler v. Angela Marie (Turner) Wheeler In 2018, the wife in this Macon County, Tennessee, case filed for divorce after a marriage of more than ten years.  Before the trial began, their attorneys announced to the court that they had signed a marital dissolution agreement.  The agreement called for the husband to pay the wife $250,000 within 60 days, followed…
It’s not surprising that divorce can take a psychological toll on children. It’s a big, scary unknown for everyone involved and many kids struggle with feelings of anxiety, distress, anger, fear, and disbelief, especially in the beginning. It can be really tough for them to process these emotions as well as adjust to changes to daily routines and new living arrangements. Divorce basically rocks the world they’ve counted on every day. But kids are also…
Tennessee child custody modification case summary. The mother and father in this case were divorced in 2014.  They were the parents of one child, who was born in 2007.  At the time of their divorce, the trial court of Shelby County, Tennessee, entered a permanent parenting plan naming the mother as the primary residential parent.  The mother received 205 days of parenting time, and the father, 160 days.  Both parents had joint decision-making responsibilities. In…