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Supervised Parenting Time, Paramour Clause, and Everything Else Reversed in Meigs County, TN Divorce: Mashburn v. Mashburn

Facts: Mother and Father, the parents of one child, divorced after six years of marriage.

Mother reported witnessing behavior from the child that led her to be believe Father may have sexually abused the child. 696 more words

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Parenting time versus custody

Some states are dropping the term “custody” in favor of “parenting time.”  One view on this is that the term “custody” can have negative implications. 355 more words

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Mystery Envelope Leads to Change of Child Custody in Clarksville, TN: McDonough v. McDonough

Facts: Mother and Father are the parents of three children. They divorced in 2012.

At the time of divorce, they agreed to a parenting plan providing for equal parenting time and designating Father as the primary residential parent. 671 more words

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The role of the guardian ad litem

In many child custody cases, a guardian ad litem is appointed to represent the interests of the children.  To many individuals, the concept of a guardian ad litem can be a bit fuzzy.   315 more words

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Denial of Parental Relocation Reversed in Clarksville, TN Child Custody Dispute: Ross v. Rosswoods

Facts: Mother and Father — the parents of one child — divorced in 2005. The parenting plan provided equal parenting time and named Mother the primary residential parent. 683 more words

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Child Custody Change Reversed in Chattanooga, TN for Applying Wrong Material Change Standard: Newberry v. Newberry

Facts: Mother and Father divorced in 2010, at which time Mother was named the primary residential parent of their three children.

Four years later, Father petitioned to… 890 more words

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New shared parenting bill passes Missouri House and Senate

In a potentially significant move in Missouri, HB 1550 has passed the Missouri House and Senate.  The bill now sits on the desk of Governor Jeremiah Nixon.    503 more words

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