Can a Father Get Custody of a Child in a Divorce in Tennessee?

There was a time, not all that long ago, when it was unusual for a father to have custody of a minor child and virtually unheard of for a father to actually fight for custody of a child. If the mother was deceased, seriously ill, or abandoned the family the father might end up with the children out of default; however, fathers rarely ever tried to get custody of the children in a divorce – and if they did they rarely succeeded unless there was extremely strong evidence that the mother was unfit. Fortunately for father, those days are long gone. If you are a father and are contemplating divorce, you may be wondering whether it is possible for you to get custody of a child in a Tennessee divorce. Given the highly personalized nature of divorce and the myriad of facts and circumstances that go into deciding custody issues, you should consult an experienced Tennessee child custody lawyer for an evaluation of your unique situation; however, the good news is that it is certainly possible


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