Tennessee Supreme Court Reverses Court of Appeals in Termination of Parental Rights Case; Trial Court Must Consider All Statutory Factors in Best Interests Analysis

In re Gabriella D., ET AL. (Tenn. Sup. Ct., filed September 29, 2017)  The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (“DCS”) removed three children from the custody of their parents and…

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Hamilton County Trial Court Erred in Categorizing Real Property as Husband’s Separate Property

Michael Givens v. Tristine Givens, (Tenn.Ct.App. at Knoxville, filed September 29, 2017) One of the issues raised on appeal in this case concerns the classification of property as either separate…

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