How to prepare for a child custody proceeding

There are many factors that may come into play in a child custody proceeding. For instance, parents who don't act appropriately in court could lose the opportunity to obtain joint or sole custody of their sons or daughters. Tennessee residents who are seeking sole...

Establishing paternity and fathers’ rights

Many unmarried people in Tennessee have children. While the mothers automatically have parental rights, unmarried fathers must prove the paternity of their children before they will have rights as fathers. After they have established their paternity, unmarried fathers...

Can I change my will during a divorce?

When you and your spouse in Tennessee come to the conclusion that your marriage is over, you will be faced with a seemingly endless set of decisions to make. Your attention must be put to where you will live, when your children will be with you, who gets to keep the...

Can a child support agreement be modified?

If you are a Tennessee parent who has gone through a divorce, you currently have a child support agreement in place between you and your former spouse. However, life takes different turns, and occasionally you might experience a shift in life circumstances, either...