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Q: I left my husband after 25 years and we've been separated for 2 years. Would I still qualify for alimony?
William Monroe
William Monroe
answered on Mar 14, 2011

Your simple sounding question has a rather complex answer. The answer is, it depends. There are several kinds of alimony in Tennessee. All of them are governed by 36-5-121. the factors that the Court must consider in deciding the kind of alimony, its amount and duration, etc.are:

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Q: Can a 18 year old be forced to see her biological parents whom she has not seen or lived with in seven years
William Monroe
William Monroe
answered on Mar 14, 2011

In Tennessee, a person reaches the age of majority upon his or her eighteenth birthday. Unless the 18 year old in question is incompetent for some other reason (i.e. mental disability), then he or she is an adult and can not be forced to see her biological parents.

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