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February 2016 Archives

Should some child custody factors be out-of-bounds in a divorce?

Divorce litigation can involve some uncomfortable areas, such as cheating spouses. In a recent example, a spouse was on the verge of requiring the deposition testimony of the “other man.” Even though the state of the divorce filing allowed no-fault divorces, the spouse’s intent was presumably to portray the other parent as unfit for joint custody of their child because of the affair.

What happens to gifts during a Tennessee divorce?

Dividing property in a divorce can be one of the most difficult aspects of this process. People have ties to property for many reasons like financial security and sentimentality. There are also situations in which people want to keep certain properties simply because they don't want their ex to have them.

Is there a trend toward shared custody arrangements?

Our family law firm has observed a trend in child custody determinations toward shared arrangements. Considering that both parents may have to balance work and parenting obligations, it perhaps makes sense that no single parent is awarded primary custody. Yet a shared approach may require greater cooperation, as a recent case illustrates. 

Dividing marital property in a divorce requires a cool head

According to a recent article, January is known as Divorce Month. The association has to do with making a fresh start in the New Year, but several commentators suggest that waiting until after the holidays are over may also facilitate a cleaner division of finances and assets, as well.

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