Trial Court had no legal basis for prohibiting mother from moving. Sumner County General Sessions Court Reversed.

Caton v. Caton, (Tenn.Ct.App. filed 11/16/2018).     TRIAL COURT: About a year after the parties’ divorce, the mother, who had been named primary residential parent, decided to move to…

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Are Attorneys Allowed to be Present During Judge’s Questioning of Children; Hamilton County Circuit Court

Robbins v. Robbins, (Tenn.Ct.App. filed 8/16/2018)       TRIAL COURT:  This appeal arises from a divorce. Wife sued her husband Husband for divorce in the Circuit Court for Hamilton…

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Grandparent Visitation Schedule from Rutherford County Juvenile Court Reversed; Visitation Schedule Too Extensive

In Re Diawn B.; (Tenn.Ct.App., filed 7/23/2018)       TRIAL COURT: This appeal arises from an action for grandparent visitation. The child’s father died when she was seven weeks…

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Trial Court Reversed in Rutherford County, Tennessee Divorce; Trial Court Ordered to Award Significantly More Parenting Time to Father

WAFA BADAWI HINDIYEH v. WALEED FAWZI ABED, (Tenn.Ct.App., April 25, 2018).   TRIAL COURT:   This appeal arises from a divorce.  Wife sued Husband for divorce in the Chancery Court for…

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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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