When determining child custody in Tennessee, the court will consider certain factors to ultimately determine what is in the best interests of the child.
It is a reality of modern life that not every marriage lasts forever. The divorce rate has been steadily rising throughout the United States for decades. If you are considering ending your marriage, you should learn something about the Tennessee divorce process in advance.
No child is more special than a "chosen child". Approximately 50% of pregnancies in the US are unplanned. Adoption in Tennessee is a way of linking children to parents that have the ability to provide a stable environment for a child.
Times and circumstances change. When life brings those changes you will need to modify your parenting plan to reflect the situation. These parenting plans are the road map to these children's lives. They must be carefully constructed to convey the child's best interests.
If you have information that a child is being neglected there are legal avenues that can be taken to remove the child from the harmful situation.
One in five children are being raised by a grandparent nationally. Grandparent visitation laws in Tennessee often fail to provide a grandparent with adequate rights. If a grandchild is in your care there may be more legal avenues available to ensure the child's safety and well-being. Call us or come in to see if we can help you.