Tag Archives: Arrearages

Tennessee Supreme Court Rules Surviving Spouse May Bring Wrongful Death Action Despite Owing Child Support Arrearages

If the death of a family member was caused by the negligence of another person, a personal representative may institute a Tennessee wrongful death action on behalf of the decedent’s beneficiaries.  Generally, the beneficiaries identified by statute receive the compensation obtained in … Continue reading

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You Can't Reduce Child Support or Alimony Obligations or Arrearages Retroactively … So You Must File to Modify Support Immediately If You Suffer An Interruption or Reduction in Your Income

You lost your job. Or your hours were reduced. Or just your pay. You've been trying to keep up with your court-ordered child support. And/or your court-ordered alimony and spousal support. But you just can't do it. You're falling further … Continue reading

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