How do Tennessee courts determine which parent has been a child’s primary caregiver?
Three months after the Department of Children’s Services announced it had ended the practice of taking abused and neglected kids to state offices overnight, solutions are proving difficult to sustain as several faith-based shelters have closed and some kids remain in hospitals for lack of other options.
How must court orders be interpreted when considering contempt of court in Tennessee?
When does double jeopardy attach in a criminal contempt proceeding in Tennessee?
When can siblings or half-siblings be separated in a Tennessee custody dispute?
What type of material change is needed to modify a parenting schedule in Tennessee?
We live in two countries now: one in which basic civil and human rights are recognized and enshrined in law, and another in which ideological extremists can decide how everyone else lives.
What proof is necessary to establish dependency and neglect or severe abuse in Tennessee?
When the best-interest factors change during a child-custody or parental-termination case, which factors apply in Tennessee?
When is an automatic change in the amount of alimony allowed in Tennessee?
A new report attempts to tally the staggering economic costs of child abuse and neglect in Tennessee, where an estimated one in eight children will have been found to suffer abuse or neglect by the time they reach the age of 18.
Anti-abortion groups helped write and pass laws that kicked in to ban abortion when Roe v. Wade was overturned. The groups see Tennessee’s ban as the country’s strongest — and they want to keep it that way, according to audio reviewed by ProPublica.
Who can file a petition to adopt a child in Tennessee?
What is necessary to prove criminal contempt in Tennessee?