SONJA BROYLES WILLIAMS v. STEWART ASHLEY WILLIAMS - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Aug 17, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Terry Lynn Wood, Adamsville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Sonja Broyles Williams.

Attorneys 2:

Ryan Michael Hagenbrok and Katherine Parrish Hagenbrok, Savannah, Tennessee, for the appellee, Stewart Ashley Williams.

Judge(s): GIBSON

This is an appeal from a divorce case dissolving a long-term marriage with two minor children. Following a four and one-half day trial, the court awarded Wife a divorce, designated Husband as the primary residential parent of the parties’ children, distributed the marital property, awarded Wife rehabilitative alimony, and denied Wife’s request for attorney’s fees. Wife appeals the designation of Husband as primary residential parent, the value and division of certain items within the marital estate, the court’s decision to award her rehabilitative alimony rather than alimony in futuro, and the denial of her request for attorney’s fees. We vacate the trial court’s order regarding retroactive child support and remand the issue for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. We affirm the remainder of the judgment of the trial court. We deny Wife’s request for attorney’s fees incurred on appeal.

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