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Former couple feuding over comments and Instagram posts

Those who are going through divorce proceedings in Germantown are often encouraged to be careful of what they say about their soon-to-be ex-spouses as well as what they share through social media. Any flippant, hurtful or obscene comments or content may end coming back to harm them as their cases are being determined. It might be difficult to ask someone to put the strong negative emotions they feel towards their former spouses aside for what could be an extended period of time, yet in the end, restraint may help avoid what may already be an ugly situation from getting any messier. 

Man jailed after failing to appear in child support case

It may be easy for those looking from the outside in at child support cases in Germantown to simply dismiss such assistance as a way for divorced parents to get back at their former spouses. What may be forgotten in this assumption is that the amount of child support one is required to pay is determined by the court, and as such, officials treat the nonpayment of it very seriously. Missed child support payments could result in children going hungry or their custodial parents not being able to afford needed services such as medical treatments or daycare. Thus, when the court is forced to intervene in order to enforce such an agreement, the obligor could end up facing some serious penalties. 

What is a parenting plan?

Any divorcing couple with children in Tennessee will eventually have to deal with the prospect of splitting up parental duties. The Thomas Family Law Firm, PLC, works to help you understand what a parenting plan is, what it can do for you and your children, and why it's so important.



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