Handling Marital Debt

Property division isn’t just about the assets you and your spouse accumulate over the life of your marriage—it’s also about the debt you’ve taken on. Marital debt is considered jointly held property—the same as any other real property, account, bitcoin, investment, or valuables you own. Because of that, these obligations are subject to the same rules of equitable distribution, upon divorce.  But what happens if

Equitable Distribution

Splitting one life into two is a stressful, time-consuming process—especially when it comes to dividing marital property.  Tennessee couples live in an equitable distribution state. This means that when you get divorced, your judge will be more focused on finding the outcome that is fairest to both sides, not what’s equal.  In other words: your property division probably won’t be fifty-fifty.  To find out why,

What is Mediation?

Contrary to what Hollywood tells us, you don’t actually need the whole courtroom, judge, and gavel routine, in order to get a divorce. In fact, not only is it completely unnecessary to sit through a full trial, but traditional litigation is actually one of the worst ways you can get dissolve your marriage. Instead of choosing an expensive, toxic, time-intensive divorce trial, we suggest choosing

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