Q: My husband and I have full custody of a child my husband and my name on the custody papers.
My husband left us in July 2019. We are still married. Can I file child support against my husband since he on the custody papers too?
A: Most likely, No. Under Tennessee law, you cannot get child support from your married partner. You could file for divorce and then would be eligible to request child support during the divorce and after it becomes final. I recommend you consult with an experienced family law attorney in your local area. Good luck.
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