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Does it matter who is at fault in a divorce?

Overview of the grounds for divorce in the Tennessee Courts Tennessee has two different types of divorces: Uncontested divorce which is normally based on irreconcilable differences and contested divorce which requires proof of grounds for a divorce. Irreconcilable differences divorce requires that both parties agree to the divorce, and both parties agree to wait ninety … Continue reading Does it matter who is at fault in a divorce?

What You Should Know about Spousal Alimony and the Factors Affecting It?

What You Should Know about Spousal Alimony and the Factors Affecting It? Divorce can be difficult, especially if one of the partners is not going to be financially independent after the separation. Alimony is considered important in a divorce to ensure financial balance among the partners. How Is Alimony Defined? Alimony is defined as the … Continue reading What You Should Know about Spousal Alimony and the Factors Affecting It?

Why do I have to pay child support if I don’t get to see my child?

Why do I have to pay child support if I don’t get to see my child? The aspect of child support in divorce cases can be contentious. Several factors, like who will pay child support, the amount of money needed to support the child, and if the amount can be modified in future, need to … Continue reading Why do I have to pay child support if I don’t get to see my child?

Do I Have To Comply with My Parenting Plan During COVID-19

Do I Have To Comply with My Parenting Plan During COVID-19 Tennessee’s schools are closed for the rest of the school year. Many families are trying to adjust their schedules and have questions surrounding their parenting plan during this pandemic. How does the pandemic affect my parenting plan? Parents are encouraged to follow the school-year … Continue reading Do I Have To Comply with My Parenting Plan During COVID-19

6 Reasons to Have a Prenuptial Agreement in Place before Tying the Knot

6 Reasons to Have a Prenuptial Agreement in Place before Tying the Knot So, you are engaged and have probably started planning your wedding. But, have you thought about getting a prenup? The answer, most likely, is no. Most people are under the impression that prenups are only for the rich and the famous. However, … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Have a Prenuptial Agreement in Place before Tying the Knot

What Happens to a Family Business in a Divorce in Tennessee?

What Happens to a Family Business in a Divorce in Tennessee? Source When couples contemplate divorce, they look forward to the fair distribution of their property like their family home, real estate, financial accounts, and retirement accounts. One important asset they should be thinking about is the family business, which may be subjected to marital … Continue reading What Happens to a Family Business in a Divorce in Tennessee?

Tips For A Healthy Divorce

Great Article @ https://www.chicagoparent.com/learn/general-parenting/how-to-have-a-healthy-divorce/ Please read some tips from the article below. Tips for parents on the brink of divorce Find therapy or counseling. It doesn’t have to be about reconciliation, but rather how to best navigate a separation. It helps to have an objective third person, preferably with a mental health background, to help define … Continue reading Tips For A Healthy Divorce

How To Divide Your Business in a Divorce In Tennessee

How To Divide Your Business in a Divorce In Tennessee Dividing Assets Can Make Divorce More Complex When a couple goes through a divorce, assets and liabilities are split. The court will classify property as either marital or separate – then place values on the property, and then distribute the property amongst each of the … Continue reading How To Divide Your Business in a Divorce In Tennessee