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Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 30, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

B. Lynn Morton and Nick T. Tooley, Franklin, Tennessee, for the appellant, Robert Corcoran.

Attorneys 2:

Russell E. Edwards and Michael W. Edwards, Hendersonville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Angela Carroll.

Judge(s): BENNETT

Unmarried Father and Mother of infant child filed petitions to establish initial custody, calculate parenting time, set child support, and determine residential sharing schedule. Father sought to have the child bear his surname. The trial court entered a parenting plan and denied Father’s request to change the child’s surname. Father appeals and assigns as error certain parenting plan provisions, the trial court’s award to Mother of her attorney fees, and the trial court’s decision not to change the child’s surname. Mother appeals the trial court’s calculation of the number of days of parenting time for purposes of determining child support. Finding that the court miscalculated the number of days of parenting time, we remand for a redetermination of child support. We also remand the attorney fee award for reconsideration. In all other respects, we affirm the trial court.