Category Archives: Child Custody
What Factors Are Considered During Child Custody Proceedings In Franklin?
If you are getting a divorce and one or more children are involved, negotiating child custody is one of the most important parts of the legal process. Creating a parenting plan that is mutually beneficial for each party is challenging, even when the two people getting the divorce are amicable with each other. The… Read More »
Six Tips For Creating Your Parenting Plan
If you are getting a divorce and have children with your spouse, creating a parenting plan is an important part of the process. Your parenting plan will essentially establish child custody and visitation schedules, and it will have a significant impact on how you co-parent with your spouse post-divorce. Below, one of our Brentwood… Read More »
Navigating Child Custody During The Holidays
The holiday season is just around the corner. While Christmas and Thanksgiving are usually times to have fun with family and friends, they can be very difficult for some people. If you have recently gotten a divorce and have children with your former spouse, this is particularly true. You may be worried that you… Read More »
What To Do If Your Child Refuses Visitation With The Other Parent
During any divorce that involves children, a parenting plan must be negotiated between the two parents or the parties will have to go to court and allow a judge to make the final decision. Regardless of how parenting time is decided, once a plan is in place, it is a court order and all… Read More »
Why Is A GAL Involved In My Child Custody Case?
People usually understand that when they are going through a divorce, each side will have an attorney representing their best interests. However, many people do not realize that when their divorce case involves children, a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) may also be assigned to their case. The courts will assign a GAL to a… Read More »
Understanding Parental Alienation
In Brentwood, as throughout the rest of Tennessee, the family courts assume that children are best benefited when they maintain a relationship with each of their parents. Most parents are in agreement with this concept, even when they are going through a divorce, but that is not always the case. In some divorce cases,… Read More »
What Is Parental Alienation?
Getting a divorce is hard. Getting a divorce that involves children is even harder. Children always make the divorce process much more emotional and contentious, as neither parent generally wants to face the fact that they will spend less time with them. Some parents go to great extremes to hurt their spouse in child… Read More »