Mother Not Allowed to Impose Parenting Plan That Would Effectively Advance Her Religion While Inhibiting Father’s Religion; Cheatham County Chancery Court

Pankratz v. Pankratz, (Tenn.App.Ct, filed October 25, 2017)     Trial Court:  This case involves a post-divorce modification of a parenting plan. The trial court found that there had been…

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Tennessee Supreme Court Reverses Court of Appeals in Child Custody Case; Hamilton County Juvenile Court Awards Custody Change to Father Where Mother Was Employed as a Legal Prostitute in Nevada

C.W.H. v. L.A.S. (Tenn.Sup.Ct. filed December 19, 2017)     Hamilton County Juvenile Court:   This is a custody case involving the minor children of unmarried parties. Father and Mother agreed…

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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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