The Tennessee Court of Appeals at Jackson, in Holdsworth v. Holdsworth, 2015 Tenn. App. LEXIS 424 recently considered whether the trial court’s award of alimony in futuro of $4000 a month until her death or remarriage was appropriate. The parties were married about 17 years before the Husband filed for divorce. They had one child.
Child Custody- What Happens if the Other Parent is Using Illegal Drugs?
If you are in a child custody battle in Tennessee and one parent is using illegal drugs, then the other parent can ask the Judge to order a drug test. Under Tenn. Code Ann. 39-17-418(a), it is an offense for a person to knowingly possess or casually exchange a controlled substance. While the law is.
Why hire a trustworthy lawyer for a personal injury case?
So, you’ve been the victim of a rear-end collision. After the emergency room treatment, you start getting calls from some medical providers and perhaps letters from attorneys wanting to assist you with your claim. The insurance company adjuster is trying to get a statement from you. You are without a car because it was totalled..
Basics on How a Contested Family Law Case is Tried in Tennessee
With all of the court drama on TV, including Judge Judy and our own Judge Joe Brown, you might be wondering what to expect if you are not able to work out a settlement in your divorce case. To begin with, the trial will be before the Judge, not a jury. The general practice is.
Family Law- Temporary Support in Divorce Proceedings
In Shelby County, Tennessee, after a divorce Complaint is filed, a party may seek temporary child support or alimony to be paid until the case is concluded and a Final Decree of Divorce is entered. If there are children, then a parent can move for temporary child support and the Judge will refer the matter.
Automobile Accident Police Reports in Personal Injury Cases
When you are in an automobile accident, the police will ask you about your injuries and what happened. The report will also contain the names of witnesses. It is important to make sure the officer has the names and contact information for any witnesses. Also, make sure you tell the officer about your personal injuries.