ROBERT W. PORTER v. BRANDI PORTER (KIMBRELL) - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jan 28, 2013

Head Comment: With Concurring Opinion

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Robert L. Huskey, Manchester, Tennessee, for the appellant, Robert W. Porter

Attorneys 2:

Timothy S. Priest, Winchester, Tennessee, for the appellee, Brandi Porter (Kimbrell)

Judge(s): HIGHERS

Upon the parties’ divorce, Mother was named the children’s primary residential parent. Years later, Mother petitioned to increase Father’s child support, and Father filed a counter- complaint seeking to be named the primary residential parent. The trial court found that a material change in circumstances had occurred since the entry of the parties’ parenting plan. The trial court further found that certain best interest factors weighed in favor of, and against, both parties; however, it determined that the children’s best interests would be served by Mother remaining the primary residential parent. Father appeals and, discerning no error, we affirm.