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Divorce: Should I Leave The Marital Home?

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Often, divorce is a last-resort. By the time you come to the crossroads of deciding whether to dissolve your marriage, you have likely shouldered many a straw that should have broken the camel’s back. In the course of your marriage, you have likely dedicated years of your life, attention, efforts, and emotions into another… Read More »

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Hidden Assets And Incomes In A Tennessee Divorce

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As a marriage dissolves, so must its assets be distributed between the parties. In some cases, this is a relatively straightforward process. However, in divorce, sometimes it is wise to expect the unexpected. In divorces that deal with high-asset values it is not uncommon for one spouse to try to hide assets from the… Read More »

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“Bird Nesting” What’s The Buzz About, And Is It Right For Your Family?

By Fort, Holloway, & Rogers |

Divorce is hard for all of the parties involved. From the very beginning, parents have recognized that children can pay a disproportionately high price when their parents’ marriage dissolves. Their young minds have to come to terms with their parents no longer being together, and will very likely have to leave their family home…. Read More »

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Violent Crimes In Tennessee

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According to a recent report, Tennessee has the third highest violent crime rate in the United States and the highest crime rate of any state in the south. As such, prosecutors are cracking down hard on any accusations of violent crime, even when there may not be solid evidence of a person’s guilt. If… Read More »

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Grounds For Terminating Parental Rights

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While the Tennessee court presumes that it is in the best interests of a child to have both parents in their life, there are times when it may be necessary to terminate a parent’s rights to their child. Because the court values the parent/child relationship so highly, there are only certain reasons, or grounds,… Read More »

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Penalties For Hiding Assets In A Divorce

By Fort, Holloway, & Rogers |

One of the biggest issues in many Tennessee divorce cases is the distribution of marital property between spouses. In some cases, a spouse may attempt to hide assets in order to walk away from the marriage with more than they are entitled to. However, spouses caught hiding assets can face serious consequences, both civilly… Read More »

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Grounds To Appeal A Child Custody Case

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Child custody is often one of the most emotional and difficult issues for parents to determine in a Tennessee divorce. If the matter has to go to trial to resolve, oftentimes it is the judge or a jury who decides the outcome, but they do not always get the decision right. If you find… Read More »

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Benefits Of Creating An Estate Plan

By Fort, Holloway, & Rogers |

No one likes to contemplate their mortality but creating an estate plan can provide many benefits to you and your loved ones now and into the future. An experienced Franklin estate planning attorney like those at Fort, Holloway & Rogers can help craft an estate plan that best fits your needs and your wishes… Read More »

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Theft Crimes In Tennessee

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Theft crimes in Tennessee refer to a number of different criminal offenses that all relate to the taking of someone else’s property without their consent. Theft crimes can range from small misdemeanors to felony offenses, and if you or someone you know has been accused of committing theft it is important that you speak… Read More »

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How To Avoid Probate In Tennessee

By Fort, Holloway, & Rogers |

After a person passes away, their estate must pass through the legal probate process before their assets can be distributed to their heirs. However, there are ways to bypass the probate system in part or entirely, depending on the particulars of your estate. The experienced Franklin estate planning lawyers at Fort, Holloway, & Rogers… Read More »

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