Obtaining a Paternity Test If the Father Refuses

“Obtaining a paternity test if the father refuses”  There is no legal presumption of paternity when a child is born to unmarried parents; the father’s identity must first appear on the birth certificate. The birth certificate of the child must include the father’s name; otherwise, the supposed father has no legal rights or obligations with […]

Divorce Cost in Tennessee

The average divorce cost in Tennessee will set you back roughly $10,000 in legal fees and another $3,000 in out-of-pocket costs. This is a little higher than the average for the country. Alimony could be a good option for either spouse. You might be wondering why divorce costs are so unpredictable at this point. Keep […]

Malicious Mother Syndrome

Divorce and child custody battles can bring out the worst in parents. When tensions run high, divorcing spouses sometimes engage in destructive behavior called “Malicious Mother Syndrome or malicious parent syndrome.”  In this article, we will answer common questions about malicious mother syndrome and explain how it can cause irreparable damage to parent/child relationships and […]