Monthly Archives: August 2012
Woman Appeals Child Support Order for Russian Son

In April 2010, former Shelbyville, Tennessee resident, Torry Hansen sent her then, adopted Russian son back to his native land, Russia. Hansen sent Artyom Saveliev with a letter that explained his violent behavior and that she no longer wished to be his mother. A Tennessee judge ruled in favor of the boys caregivers and awarded…

287(g) A Thing of the Past

Officers in Tennessee are required to verify the immigration status of any individual they feel may be in their state illegally. This is mandated under the provision of 287(g) a section of the Immigration and Naturalization Act that was created to address immigration violators who posed a threat to national security and public safety. Because…

Dividing of the Assets

A divorce can be a very unique thing. On one hand, it is the ending of what was once “till death do you part,” but on the other hand it is the beginning of the rest of your life. The process, while often painful itself, can mark the end of years or even decades of…

How to Help Children Handle Divorce

If you were to ask anyone what it is like going through a divorce, even those who have no personal experience with it would tell you that it is difficult for everyone involved. Divorces are a period where everyone’s lives are permanently changing, requiring assets and time to be split, and moving to new houses…