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Maher v. Woodruff: How Changes in Your Financial Situation and in the Law Affect Alimony and Child Support Payments

By Patrick L. Looper |

Many financial agreements can be negotiated, but the rules about child support in Tennessee are quite fixed.  Every successful entrepreneur knows how to talk his or her way into paying less than the sticker price, and everyone who has ever deposited a tax refund check has only been able to do so because of… Read More »

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Alattiyat v. Qasqas: A Case of Conflicting Information About Income

By Patrick L. Looper |

Lump sum alimony or periodic?  Rehabilitative alimony or bridge-the-gap?  Low income taken at face value or higher income imputed?  These are some of the issues that courts must decide in divorce cases in Tennessee.  The Alattiyat v. Qasqas case involves an unusually large number of these issues, especially considering that the couple reached their… Read More »

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The Grubb Case: What Is Fair and Acceptable in Tennessee Prenuptial Agreements?

By Patrick L. Looper |

Although prenuptial agreements are becoming more popular, they are not for everyone.  They are only appropriate for couples who have reason to want to avoid mingling their financial assets and liabilities.  Many people who sign prenuptial agreements are partners in a business, such that dividing their share of the business in a divorce would… Read More »

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