Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC

Memphis divorce attorney and family lawyer, Miles Mason, Sr. JD, CPA founded the Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC. The firm practices divorce and family law only representing clients living in Memphis, Germantown, Collierville, Bartlett, Eads, Shelby Co., Fayette Co. Tipton Co., and the surrounding west Tennessee area.

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Tennessee case summary on attorney’s fees in post-divorce action. Julie (Carden) Sexton v. Jason Vincent Carden Former Husband Must Pay Former Wife’s Attorney’s Fees Despite Some Success The husband and wife in this Hamilton County, Tennessee, case were divorced in 2010, and their agreed parenting plan called for joint custody of their two sons. This was modified three years later when the wife returned to court requesting a change and complaining of an arrearage in…
Tennessee child custody modification case summary. Benjamin G. Palmer v. Jennifer J. Palmer The mother and father were the parents of a daughter born in 2010.  In 2012, they were divorced in Montgomery County, Tennessee.  The trial court named the mother the primary residential parent and awarded her 330 days per year parenting time.  The father subsequently moved to Connecticut. In 2017, the father petitioned for contempt and to modify the parenting plan.  The parents…
Tennessee child custody modification case summary. Jacob Daniel Drucker v. Colleen Erin Daley Dad Gets Modified Custody and Equal Parenting Time of Daughter The mother and father in this Rutherford County, Tennessee had one daughter, who was born in 2008.  They agreed to a parenting plan, and in 2009, the court entered an order incorporating that plan.  The mother was named the primary residential parent. In 2018, the father returned to court asking for modification…
Tennessee case summary on jurisdiction over real estate in divorce. Fatma Adel Sekik v. Nehad Abdelnabi, et al. Divorce Court has Jurisdiction Over Gaza Strip Real Estate The wife in this Knox County, Tennessee, case was from Cairo, Egypt, and the husband was from Palestine.  They married in Egypt and moved to the United States where they had four children.  The husband owned a business as an electronics technician in Knoxville, and the wife primarily…
Tennessee case summary on marital or separate property in divorce. Property Owned by Doctor Before Marriage Ruled Marital Assets Louise Helen Pack Dover v. Norris Lee Dover The husband and wife in this Knox County, Tennessee, case were married in 2000 and had two children.  The husband was an anesthesiologist, and the wife was mostly a stay-at-home mom during the marriage. The husband had purchased the marital residence in 1989, and he also brought to…
Tennessee divorce case summary. Leslie Burnett Montgomery v. Gary Alan Montgomery Divorce After Husband Charged w/ Trying to Have Wife Murdered The husband and wife in this Davidson County, Tennessee, case were married in 2002 and had no children.  It was the husband’s second marriage and the wife’s first.  The wife filed for divorce in 2016, alleging among other things an attempt on her life. The husband was incarcerated on charges of soliciting the wife’s…
Tennessee case summary on property division classification and transmutation in divorce. Wanda Sue Binkley v. Allen Dale Binkley Business Property, Even if Gift to Wife, Transmuted to Marital Property The husband and wife in this Montgomery County, Tennessee, case were married in 1986.  The wife filed for divorce in 2017, and the case went to trial before Judge Ted A. Crozier late that year.  After a post-trial motion, the wife appealed to the Tennessee Court…
Tennessee case summary on property division and business valuation in divorce. The husband and wife in this Blount County, Tennessee, were married in 1998 when the husband was in the Marine Corps and the wife was employed on base.  Starting in 2005, the husband was employed as a contractor with the U.S. Army in Iraq, and in 2007, he formed an LLC which engaged in trucking in Iraq, until the contract was terminated in 2015. …
Hanover v. Hanover, 775 S.W.2d 612 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1989). Gifts to Wife During Marriage Are Her Separate Property In this 1989 case, after 31 years of marriage, the husband was granted a divorce on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment.  Among other issues, the wife argued that many pieces of personal property were her individual property, and that the trial court had improperly considered them to be part of the marital estate. She…
Flannary v. Flannary, 121 S.W.3d 647 (Tenn. 2003) Property Lost Prior to Divorce No Longer Exists and Can’t Be Considered Marital Property In the run-up to Y2K, Mr. Flannary decided that the couple’s money wasn’t safe in the bank.  Therefore, starting in September 1999, he started making withdrawals, either $8000 or $10,000 at a time, in hundred-dollar bills.  He placed the money, totaling $48,000, in his bedroom drawer, with a plan to put the…