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.
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.
The law of the State of Tennessee requires both parents of a minor child to be financially responsible for that child until the child reaches adulthood. When the parents of a minor child are not together, that responsibility is typically enforced through a child support order. Whether you are the payee or the payor, the [ ] The post Smyrna Child Support Lawyer Answers Top 5 Questions appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
The law expects both parents of a minor child to contribute to the child’s financial support and maintenance. If the parents are married, or living together, the law presumes that both parents are doing their part to contribute to the child’s future. If the parents are divorced, or never lived together to begin with, the law usually requires one parent to pay child support to the other parent. What happens though, if you are unable to pay your child support as ordered by the court at some point? If you find yourself in that situation right now, the worst thing you can do is to do nothing. Doing nothing will eventually result in serious negative consequences. Instead, you should contact an experienced Tennessee divorce lawyer to help you modify your existing child support order. How Child Support Is Initially Ordered In the State of Tennessee, child support is one of the issues found in the “Parenting Plan” that the parties to a divorce are required to submit to the cou
Child Support Basics in Tennessee from Stan Bennett A child support order can be modified down the road if circumstances warrant a modification. Must show a “Significant Variance” exists for a court to consider modification. Learn more about child support basics in Tennessee in this presentation. The post Child Support Basics in Tennessee appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.