Guide to Tennessee Child Custody Topics

Where to begin:

Tennessee custody and parenting time overview
Answers to your Tennessee child custody questions. How much will going to court cost? How long will it take? Can I represent myself?

Tennessee parenting plans and custody agreements
Rules and tips for making a Tennessee parenting plan. Follow these guidelines for a plan you can present in trial or use to settle.

Tennessee parenting time schedules
Ensure your custody schedule is comprehensive with these guidelines. See popular schedules and how to word the specifics.

Tennessee child support overview: How to apply and more
Learn how the courts determine child support payments, and see which deviations you qualify for.

Going to court:

6 steps to getting child custody in a Tennessee court
The child custody litigation process from start to finish, with all the resources you need. Opening a case, getting temporary orders and more.

Filing for child custody in Tennessee: 5 steps
Follow these steps while filing and serving to avoid mistakes that could stall your case. Find the forms you need and more.

Court-ordered mediation in Tennessee custody cases
Are you ready for mediation? Learn how to prepare for mediation and how the sessions work.

Tennessee child custody trials
Tennessee custody trials are complicated. Understand the processes and protocols so you get what's best for your child.

Staying out of court:

Settling child custody in Tennessee: 3 steps
Settling is considered the best way to decide custody. Follow these steps to settle a divorce, separation or custody case with no hiccups.

More on Tennessee custody:

Special circumstances in Tennessee child custody cases
No two child custody cases are the same. Are you in the military? Are you planning to relocate? What other considerations might you be forgetting?

Resources and support for Tennessee child custody
Where to turn for help with your case. Links to court resources, lawyers, help for domestic violence victims and more.