In Tennessee, grandparents can obtain court-ordered visitation with their grandchild, although in limited circumstances. These include the death of a parent, when a parent is missing, if the child's parents are not married, or if the child has lived with the grandparents for at least a year before being removed by the parents. So what kind of visitation schedule can a grandparent obtain?
The Tennessee Supreme Court recently entered a ruling that clarified what Judges must look at when a case is brought before them attempting to terminate the parental rights over a child. If you have a termination of rights case, or want to know more about your rights, please continue reading below.
There have been some recent changes to child support calculation in Tenneseee, with some more on the way later this summer. If you're looking at the possibility of owing several years in child support, or seeking to collect child support, these changes could have a huge impact on your obligation.
Mediation is way to settle your case without rolling the dice and leaving it up to the judge. A mediator will guide you through this process, helping each party clarify the issues, consider the options, and reach a workable agreement that fits everyone's needs. This is not court, and the mediator does not decide your case, but facilitates each party to reach a consensus.