Unfortunately, not all Knoxville residents are able to have peaceful divorces. If you're in a situation where you feel you may need an order of protection to proceed with your divorce and post-divorce life safely, the Law Office of Meghan A. Bodie will work with you to achieve that aim.
If your spouse or partner has been found guilty of domestic violence, his or her child custody privileges can be greatly affected. Tennessee lawmakers take the issue very seriously and work hard to ensure that your family will be protected from any harm. We at the Law Office of Meghan A. Bodie can also help you adjust the custody privileges of your child’s other parent if any evidence of domestic violence has been found.
When a divorce becomes imminent in Tennessee, it is no surprise that spouses may have many questions about how their assets may be affected, especially if they are to ultimately be split between each other. If you are in this situation and you have an employer-sponsored 401K retirement account, you may be especially concerned about preserving your hard-earned retirement savings. If so, you will want to know about the qualified domestic relations order.
Open adoptions are a way that birth parents can still have contact with a child whom they had to put up for adoption. There are several things to think about if you are a potential adoptive parent when it comes to open adoptions.