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Family Law Case Result 7

Case: Petition to Increase Rehabilitative Alimony Result: Petition to Increase Alimony Denied Details: Melanie defended a Husband against his former Wife who sought to increase and extend her rehabilitative alimony award from 60 months to 120 months. Melanie successfully defeated the Petition of the spouse proving that the former Wife had no change circumstances to seek [...]

2018-01-28T16:17:32+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 7

Family Law Case Result 05

Case: Paternity Result: At the court hearing Melanie Bean demonstrated that no fraud was used by our client, the Father, in procuring the child custody agreement and that the agreement was in the best interest of the child, based upon the circumstances at the time of the custody agreement which vested primary parenting responsibility to the Father.  The custody [...]

2018-01-28T15:51:08+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 05

Family Law Case Result 06

Case: Custody/Post Divorce Result: At the hearing Melanie Bean proved the allegations against our client, the Father, were partially false and others were exaggerated and convinced the Court to Dissolve the Restraining Order.  Father was immediately restored his full equal parenting schedule and the  Father and the children were immediately reunited. Details: Mother and Father exercised equal parenting time, but [...]

2018-01-28T15:48:47+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 06

Family Law Case Result 01

Case: DCS accuses Macon County Father of sexual molestation of a former step child and sought to remove his visitation rights with his own daughter. Result: Dismissal of the Department's petition and immediate return of Equal Time with Daughter. Details: After several hearings exposing the inconsistencies in the belated statements of the former step child and the mother, [...]

2018-01-28T15:33:22+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 01

Family Law Case Result 02

Case: DCS accuses Wilson County Mother of neglecting her children and exposing them to drug use. Result: Dismissal of the Department's petition at the first hearing challenging the authority of DCS to remove client’s children for her home.  Mother and children were immediately reunited based upon Melanie’s representation. Details: Melanie Bean was able to obtain a dismissal of [...]

2018-01-28T15:32:45+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 02

Family Law Case Result 03

Case: DCS accuses Wilson County Mother of physical abuse and failing to protect her daughter from physical abuse of her boyfriend. Result: Child returned to mother's custody and DCS petition dismissed. Details: In a Wilson co case, our client and her boyfriend were accused of physically abusing her daughter and causing severe bruising to her body.  Melanie negotiated [...]

2018-01-28T15:31:59+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 03

Family Law Case Result 04

Case: DCS indicated father for physical abuse after protecting his wife from an abusive foster child, who had already broken the leg of his wife in an earlier encounter. Result: Indication reversed Details: Due to Melanie’s vast experience with the Department of Children’s Service, and her successful history in fighting them, an attorney from East Tennessee asked for [...]

2018-01-28T15:31:24+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Family Law Case Result 04