Joint Decision Making Changed to Sole Decision Making in Memphis Post-Divorce Dispute: Reeves v. Reeves

Facts: The parties, parents of three children, divorced in 2008. Mother was named the primary residential parent. Father was awarded 125 days of parenting time. The trial court also awarded joint decision-making authority, with the guardian ad litem as the final decision maker in the event of disagreement. Several years later, the parties sought various […]

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Award of Attorney’s Fees Reversed in Trenton Post-Divorce Child Support Dispute: Powers v. Powers

Facts: The parties divorced after nine years of marriage. They have one child. When they divorced, they entered into a marital dissolution agreement in which Father agreed to pay one-half of Child’s college expenses, including “tuition, books, living expenses, etc.” The marital dissolution agreement did not contain an express provision related to attorney’s fees. Years later, […]

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K.O. Herston’s Tennessee Family Law Update 2012 Continuing Legal Education Seminars

It’s getting to be that time of year —  Thanksgiving, Christmas, snow, etc. Big whoop! The MUCH MORE IMPORTANT NEWS (duh!) is that it’s time to present the 2012 edition of my annual Tennessee Family Law Update seminars to Tennessee lawyers and family law mediators! I am already hard at work preparing for the seminars. […]

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