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Does an unmarried father in Tennessee have custody rights to his child?

By Caitlin Kirk and Ryan C. Davis Who receives custody of a child when the parents are not married? In Tennessee, an unmarried mother automatically has physical and legal custody of her child. Because of this, unmarried fathers may face...

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What all is involved in a divorce with minor children in Tennessee?

By Jorie Zajicek and Ryan C. Davis What all is involved in a divorce with minor children? Property Division: For a divorce in Tennessee, marital property is divided through equitable distribution. Marital property is anything that either...

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How is child support calculated in Tennessee?

By Jorie Zajicek and Ryan C. Davis How is child support calculated? Child support calculations in Tennessee are complicated, but essentially the court will determine the parties' incomes and will establish a total "household"...

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