Family & Divorce

Tennessee alimony modification case summary after 23 years married originally. Husband Sells Plane, Loses Alimony Reduction Regina D. Gensci v. Cyrus W. Wiser The husband and wife in this Rutherford County, Tennessee, case were divorced in 2005 after a 23 year marriage.  After the marriage, they were no strangers to the courts, and there case went up to the Tennessee Court of Appeals two times, in 2010, and again in 2015. While the…
Until recently, divorce has been a subject of non-discussion. Throughout history, divorce was outright banned, only allowed under the rarest of circumstance, or it was allowed but considered highly taboo. While divorce has become a common thread in society, in certain communities divorce is still frowned upon or discouraged. In no place is this more evident than in where divorce and religion intersect. Related: We’ve Researched the History of Divorce and You’ll Never Believe What
Tennessee case summary on property division in divorce. Teresa Lynn Brown v. Charles Furman Phillips, Jr. The husband and wife were married in 1996.  It was the husband’s third marriage, but the wife’s first.  The wife worked for the Tennessee Highway Patrol, and the husband operated a painting business.  He closed the business in 2008 and worked only sporadically after that date. The wife filed for divorce in 2018.  She had retired, but worked part-time…
Kogut & Wilson is proud to welcome Sarah E. Holtzman as an associate attorney. Sarah focuses her practice in all areas of matrimonial and family law with specific experience in matters such as divorce, child custody, child support, post-decree matters, domestic violence and adoption cases. Prior to joining Kogut & Wilson, Sarah was an associate at a prominent family law firm in Chicago, where she gained experience in her practice after receiving her law degree.…
Tennessee case summary on attorney’s liens in divorce. Bradi M. Baker-Brunkhorst v. Geoffrey B. Brunkhorst After less than five years of marriage, the wife in this Madison County, Tennessee, case filed for divorce in 2015.  After her first attorney withdrew from the case, the new law firm’s employment agreement allowed it to place a lien on any assets recovered or preserved in the divorce action. The parties entered into a marital dissolution agreement that covered…