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 child custody modification case summary. Bruce Gillam v. Destiny Ballew The two children in this Anderson County, Tennessee, case were born in 2003 and 2008 to unwed parents, who had been dating since 2001 and lived in various states.  They lived in Tennessee when they broke up in 2010.  About the same time, the father lost his job and moved to New York to live with his mother.  At that time, he left the…
Tennessee child support modification case summary. Michael P. Abraham v. Carolynn Abraham The mother and father in this Rutherford County, Tennessee, case were the parents of two children when they divorced in 2004.  Under the agreed parenting plan, the father was to pay a certain portion of his bonus into a college investment account for the children.  Those funds were to be used for post-secondary expenses unless agreed in writing. In 2011, the father filed…
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…
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…
Thank you, Alan for having me on your podcast! On June 26, 2020, Alan Crone featured me on his podcast, Ask Alan. In the podcast, we discussed my history, and I dispensed advice on co-parenting during the COVID-19 crisis. While covering my “origin story,” I explained the major influence that two people, my godfather, James C. McWillie, and my father-in-law, Judge Joe B. Jones, have had on my life. Alan and I also discussed my…
Tennessee child support case summary on enforcement. Cynthia Anne Knop v. Aaron Charles Knop The parties to this Greene County, Tennessee, were married for 16 years and were the parents of two minor children.  They were dentists who practiced together until the wife’s disability.  After the wife filed for divorce, they were able to resolve most issues, and in 2017, the court approved their marital dissolution agreement and permanent parenting plan. The husband was ordered…
Tennessee child custody case summary on same-sex couple but not married. Sandra Ann Pippin v. Christina Michelle Pippin In 2011, a child was born to one of the parties in this Wilson County, Tennessee, case.  The biological mother had been artificially inseminated after her partner, also a woman, had made the mutual decision to have a child.  Both women raised the child together as equal parents.  The non-biological parent even changed her name to that…
Tennessee case summary on attorney’s fee in divorce. JILL ST. JOHN-PARKER v. VIRGIL DUANE PARKER The husband and wife in this Bradley County, Tennessee, case were married for over twenty years before their divorce.  The husband was an attorney, the wife was a CPA, and they accumulated a large estate during the marriage.  The husband, for example, purchased a 400-acre ranch for about $3 million, and the wife remained in the marital residence, which was…
South Carolina divorce case summary on business valuation and minority discounts. Clark v. Clark Family court could determine that marketability discount was applicable to wife’s 25% interest in closely held family business, as part of determining an equitable distribution in divorce case; both husband’s and wife’s experts initially applied a marketability discount, with wife’s expert only later backpedaling at the direction of her counsel, expert testimony demonstrated the business could be sold fairly readily, husband’s…
Tennessee child support case summary on income determination and contempt. Jeffrey Glenn Mitchell v. Carol Ann Thomas Mitchell This divorce case from Blount County, Tennessee, was the subject of an appeal to the Tennessee Court of Appeals in 2019.  The parties in that case had divorced and were back in court regarding modifications of child support.  The appeals court sent the case back to the trial court because the lower court had adopted the…