Parental Relocation is Material Change in Clarksville Divorce: Iman v. Iman

Facts: Mother and Father, the parents of one child, were divorced in 2011. While the divorce was pending, Father moved to Florida.¬†After the trial, the trial court designated Father as the primary residential parent in December 2011. Child was to remain in Tennessee with Mother to complete the rest of the school year before moving […]

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Failure to Adhere to Parenting Plan is Material Change of Circumstances in Greeneville Child Visitation Modification: Graham v. Graham

Facts: When Mother and Father divorced, the agreed parenting plan designated Father as the primary residential parent of Child and did not allow for Mother to have any visitation.¬†Despite the parenting plan, Mother continued to live in the home with Father and Child for over three years. During this time, Mother committed various crimes, including […]

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Tips for Handling Visitation Over the Holidays

This recent article by Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker provides some helpful tips for handling visitation with children during the Christmas holidays. A Different Date Isn’t Second Rate: Caring for Kids At Christmas If there’s ever a time for divorced parents to be cooperative, it’s around Christmas. For children, the buildup starts at Halloween. Decorations are up […]

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Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in Tennessee: In re Joshua S.

Facts: Mother and Father lost custody of Child after their drug abuse led to Child being declared dependent and neglected. Child was placed in the custody of Foster Parents. Mother and Father were directed to remedy the issues that led to the removal of Child from their custody. Meanwhile, Mother and Father moved to South […]

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