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Tennessee Alimony Modification Law | Memphis divorce attorney | Miles Mason
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A "permanent parenting plan" is a detailed written outline of how divorcing parents will care for their children. Parenting plans contain an allocation of parenting responsibilities, the establishment of a residential schedule, and an allocation of child support. check to learn more.
In Tennessee, the mother is deemed guardian and has custody of a child born out of wedlock. Unless there is an agreement, the father has to go to court to establish his "parenting time" and child support obligation. In that sense, the parent's rights are NOT equal. check to learn more.
When a couple divorces and there is a minor child involved, the divorce decree will specify who has physical custody as well as legal custody of the child. Physical custody determines where and with whom the child will live. check to learn more.
Tennessee custody lawyers know parents value, more than anything else, the relationship they have with their children. Every attorney and staff member on our legal team appreciates how impassioned and intimidating a Tennessee child custody contest can be. check to learn more.
From the time the Petitioner files the Petition for Divorce, until the time the Final Decree of Divorce is signed by the Judge of the Circuit Court or Chancery Court, Tennessee has certain procedures that need to be followed. check to learn more.