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Which Version of Tennessee's Child Support Guidelines Are Used to Determine Retroactive Child Support?: Maher v. Woodruff

Facts: Mother and Father divorced in 1998. At the time of the divorce, they shared custody of their two children. Father was ordered to pay $1500 per month in child support. 624 more words

Family Law

Third-Party Caregiver's Impact on Child Support Examined in Memphis, TN: State ex rel. Williams v. Woods

Facts: This case involves the never-married parents of Child. The trial court had to determine Father’s retroactive child support obligation/arrearage after Child had graduated from high school and became an adult. 600 more words

Family Law

Voluntary Agreement to Pay Private School Tuition Is Modifiable in Chattanooga, TN Child Support Dispute: Ghorashi-Bjaestani v. Bajestani

Facts: When Husband and Wife divorced in 2009, the court entered their agreed parenting plan which provided that Husband agreed to pay the children’s private school expenses through 12th grade. 578 more words

Family Law

Prison for NOT Paying Child Support? YES

You have seen theĀ recent news about a local man being arrested and jailed for his refusal to pay Court Ordered Child Support. Now, this is only done after one is initially ordered to pay, doesn’t pay, then is formally requested to pay, given notice, given an opportunity to pay or prove their inability to pay with specificity, and then and only then, jailed as a last resort. 249 more words

General Legal

Former Stay-At-Home Parent Not Voluntarily Underemployed in Nashville, TN Divorce: Cain-Swope v. Swope

Facts: After 22 years of marriage, Husband and Wife divorced. Although many issues were raised on appeal, the most noteworthy one, in my opinion, was the question of whether Husband is voluntarily underemployed for… 623 more words

Family Law

Conflicts With Court Ordered Parenting Time

It is frequently asked by parents living under parenting schedules ordered by the Court, what can they do to get the other parent to be more cooperative in last minute or long term plans that conflict with the parenting schedule. 466 more words