Holiday Planning for Divorced Parents

Holiday Planning for Divorced Parents The holidays have unique challenges divorced parents must address. Often described as “the most wonderful time of the year,” Christmas and winter break can still present some stressful situations to address. This is doubly so for divorced parents who, each holiday season, are faced with figuring out who will be…

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Tennessee Drug Overdose Deaths Increase

Tennessee Drug Overdose Deaths Increase Recently released figures show the state continues to have pervasive issues with drugs. In 2016, 1,631 Tennessee residents died from drug overdoses. This is according to the most recent numbers released by the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH). It places 2016 as having the highest amount of drug related deaths…

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Time to Talk to Your College Student About Drinking

Time to Talk to Your College Kid About Drinking With college back in session, it is time to have a serious discussion with your college student about the dangers of drinking. The U.S. is experiencing a big problem with college students drinking to dangerous levels. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA), part…

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Who Gets to Keep the Family Pet During Divorce?

Who Gets to Keep the Family Pet During Divorce? Know the law on who may get custody of your furry family members in the event of a divorce Approximately 62 percent of U.S. homes have at least one pet, according to the Human Society. Pets are often considered to be beloved family members. It is,…

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My Spouse Isn’t Following the Divorce Agreement

What Should I Do If My Spouse Isn’t Following the Divorce Agreement? Take action now to enforce your legal rights A divorce agreement must be obeyed by both parties. It is considered to be a court order and there are serious repercussions for violating a court order. Tennessee especially does not take this type of…

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Tennessee Among States with Highest Divorce Rates

Tennessee Among States with Highest Divorce Rates   Report puts Tennessee in sixth place among states with the highest divorce rates In 2016, Tennessee tied for sixth place, along with Arkansas, Kentucky, and Washington, as one of the nation’s states with the highest divorce rates. With a divorce rate of 12.5%, Tennessee once again proves…

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Tennessee Is on the List for the Worst Drivers in the Nation

Tennessee Is on the List for the Worst Drivers in the Nation You may have been driving around Tennessee and thought, “Wow. Tennessee drivers are the worst.” Well, now a survey compiled by SmartAsset, a personal-finance company, proves that this is actually true. Tennessee ranked in the top 10 for states with the worst drivers….

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Back to School Sports Safety for Your Children

Sport Safety for your Child Athlete School is back in session and that means sports are starting back up. Know how to keep your children safe on the field We love to see our kids be active. Participating in school sports is a great way for this to happen. With all of the benefits of…

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School is Back in Session: Stay Safe!

School is Back in Session: Stay Safe! From School Zones to Bus Rides, here are some tips to promote safety as the new school year begins. School is officially back in full swing. It’s an exciting time of year for kids and parents alike. The start of the school year is a great time to…

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What to Do Before Telling Your Spouse You’re Filing for Divorce

What to Do Before Telling Your Spouse You’re Filing for Divorce Getting things in order before talking divorce with your spouse is important Sometimes divorce is best for you and your family. That being said, it is rarely an easy decision to reach and definitely not one to take lightly. Even the most amicable of…

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