Divorce and Money: Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

My clients bring a range of financial expertise to their divorces: some are themselves financial professionals, others are successful business owners; some are doctors, some lawyers, some stay-at-home parents, some free-spirited entrepreneurs.  Often the higher earning spouse turns out to have no idea about the family financial situation because their spouse has taken on that responsibility.  … Continue reading Divorce and Money: Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

Division of Marital Property

Dividing the marital estate, particularly after a lengthy marriage, can be easy, complicated, or somewhere in between, depending on each client’s particular circumstances.  In Tennessee, the courts determine property division based on the principal of “equity”, or what is fair.  Equity does not necessarily mean equal, especially if one spouse has a higher earning capacity … Continue reading Division of Marital Property