Are you the primary residential parent for a minor child of divorce or were you not married when the child was born? If so, you are likely receiving child support from the child’s other parent. The order establishing child support was either part of a divorce proceeding or an action establishing paternity. Unlike most of [ ] The post Can a La Vergne Child Support Lawyer Help Me Get an Increase in Support? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
When a couple decides to end their marriage, the legal process of divorce that follows is intended to separate the couple’s assets and debts, determine if spousal and/or child support needs to be ordered, and address issues relating to how the parties will continue to parent minor children. All of these decisions will be reduced [ ] The post La Vergne Child Support Lawyer Explains Contempt appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Adopting a child can create a family or enlarge an existing family. The adoption process itself, however, can be a roller coaster of emotions ranging from the highs of finding the right child to the lows of an adoption that falls through at the last minute. Trying to navigate the adoption process in the midst [ ] The post How Can a Smyrna Adoption Attorney Help Me? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
When the parents of a minor child decide to end their marriage, or choose not to marry to begin with, the law imposes a legal obligation on both parents to continue to financially support the minor child until the child reaches adulthood. If you find yourself in a position where you believe you will be [ ] The post LaVergne Divorce Lawyer Explains Your Child Support Obligation appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Going through a divorce is rarely easy for anyone involved. When a divorce involves minor children, it can be even more stressful and emotional both during the divorce proceedings and after the divorce is final. Ideally, the parents are able to work out a mutually agreeable parenting plan that covers all issues related to the [ ] The post LaVergne Child Support Lawyer Explains Why Visitation Cannot Be Tied to Support appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
The law in the State of Tennessee is very clear with regard to the financial obligation both parents have to a minor child. If the parents of a minor child divorce, or never marry in the first place, the court will typically enter a child support order obligating one parent to make a monthly financial [ ] The post What Documents Will My Smyrna Child Support Attorney Need Me to Bring? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
When a marriage comes to an end, everyone involved feels the emotional impact of the divorce that follows. Ideally, the parties are able to reach an amicable marital settlement agreement without the need for contentious, and costly, litigation. When there are minor children of the marriage, however, the odds of a divorce turning adversarial often [ ] The post La Vergne Child Custody Lawyer Answers Top 5 Questions appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.