Family Law FAQ

Q: How does a court split up property in a divorce? A: Tennessee courts look at a number of factors in determining property division. Property that the parties have obtained since the marriage is usually considered marital property, with some exceptions, like property that has been inherited. Property owned before the marriage is generally considered … Continue reading Family Law FAQ

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

High Net Worth Divorce

If you and your spouse have had the good fortune to live a prosperous married life, divorce can present a unique set of difficulties when the stakes are high.  Despite what may appear to be a perfect life and a perfect marriage, circumstances change that can turn your world upside down.  When you or your spouse decides … Continue reading High Net Worth Divorce