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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 the¬†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



Dissolution of a marriage can only happen through a divorce decree issued by a Court of competent jurisdiction. However, many states issue¬†“legal separation”, “conversion divorce”or “separate support” judgments– which fall short of a divorce but still address certain marital situations. 477 more words


Agreed Child Support Order Not Void in Memphis Child Support Modification: State ex rel. Rogers v. Lewis

Facts: Mother and Father are the unmarried parents of Child.

All the way back in 1999, the trial court approved the parties’ agreed order establishing… 392 more words

Family Law