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Power of Attorney: What it is & Why it is Important

August 7, 2017
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What is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document that appoints an agent (also known as an attorney-in-fact) to act on your behalf in the case that you (the principal) are unable to manage your own affairs. This can […]

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What you need to know about Tennessee Child Support

July 7, 2017
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Within the state of Tennessee both parents are legally responsible for the financial support of their children, with the law stating that both parties, whether married or divorced are responsible for their child’s “care, nurture, welfare, education and support.”

Which Party Pays Child Support?

However […]

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Divorce in Tennessee: Procedures, Laws, and Helpful Information for Filing for Divorce in Tennessee

June 7, 2017
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Divorce in Tennessee

If you are considering filing for divorce in the state of Tennessee, you most likely have a lot of questions about the process. Some of the most common questions that we are asked about include the specific steps of the divorce process, the […]

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The Differences Between Filing Fault and No Fault Divorce

January 19, 2017
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When you file for divorce, you must cite either “fault” or “no fault.” In other words, you have to give a reason why you’re getting divorced.

Your divorce or legal separation may come as a result of a cumulation of issues and disagreements, but this system makes […]

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5 Ways Children React to Divorce

December 20, 2016
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Change can be very stressful for children to handle. When parents go through a legal separation or divorce, these stresses are often amplified.

But studies have found that divorce affects children and adolescents differently. While adolescents and kids over the age of nine, often mature more quickly following […]

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Domestic Violence and Child Custody: How to Build Your Case

November 4, 2016
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During a divorce, child custody is one of the most important things to consider. While 11% of custody cases are resolved during mediation, some cases are more complicated than others.

In nearly all cases, it’s an ideal situation for both parents to have custody of their children […]

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