What is co-parenting, how does it work, and how do people do it who can’t stand the sight of each other after a nasty divorce? Co-parenting is when both parents share in the responsibilities of raising their children after a divorce, including parenting time, decision making, financial contributions and more. In Tennessee, the judge must maximize each … Continue reading Co-Parenting? But We Hate Each Other!
Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford, P.A., one of Florida’s leading law firms, and Floyd Law Group are pleased to announce the merger of their firms in Nashville, Tennessee. Wicker Smith continues to expand to meet a substantial increase in demand for the firm’s notable services in its existing practice areas of civil litigation and … Continue reading Wicker Smith and Floyd Law Group Merge in Nashville
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
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
When most people get married, the last thing on their mind is the possibility of divorce. I rarely have heard of someone walking down the aisle and wondering “What will happen to all my property and money if this doesn’t work out?” Divorce, however, is a highly probable reality in American life. In my experience, … Continue reading Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements
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