Collaborative Divorce

Divorce—like marriage—doesn’t come in a one-size-fits-all package. In fact, there are actually several different types of divorce to choose from, and not all have to be as emotionally toxic as a full court trial.  For couples who want a more amicable split, and are willing to engage in positive, constructive communication, collaborative divorce might be a good option. This type of divorce focuses on avoiding

Default Divorce

When we think about divorce, we often assume that it involves two willing participants, who—more or less—both want the same thing (i.e.: to terminate their marriage). But what happens if your other half doesn’t want a divorce? Or, if they just can’t be located?  Fortunately, the state of Tennessee isn’t going to make you stay married, just because your spouse might not be around to

Types of Divorce

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” While we aren’t sure why anyone would actually want to do that (skin a cat, that is), when it comes to divorce, the saying applies aptly. After all, marriage isn’t a one-size-fits-all situation, so why should divorce be any different? While each type of divorce has the same end result (i.e.:

Custodial Parent—Where Will My Kid Live?

When parents get divorced, one of the most important things a judge will need to decide is how to divide custody of minor children. This includes both determining who will make decisions for the child, and where the child will spend their time.  Unfortunately, however, this doesn’t necessarily mean that parents will always get a fifty-fifty split—especially when it comes to time.  Between school and

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