Divorce

May 26, 2021

How Are 401(k)s Handled in a Divorce?

By |May 26th, 2021|Divorce|0 Comments

Spouses who are divorcing need to address what property should be divided and how. Common assets that need to be considered are the marital home, bank accounts, cars, businesses, personal possessions, and any assets that can be sold today. Your retirement benefits, including your 401(k), may also be considered marital property, even though you can’t [...]

Apr 1, 2021

How to Prepare for Your Divorce Mediation in Tennessee

By |April 1st, 2021|Divorce|0 Comments

Mediation is commonly used in Tennessee to help resolve divorce issues including division of your property, the custody of your children, alimony, and child support. Mediation is considered a friendlier way to resolve disputes than litigation. Mediation is also less expensive and often takes less time than litigation. The mediation sessions are run by a [...]

Dec 17, 2020

Celebrity Divorces: Who Paid the Most to Settle?

By |December 17th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Many celebrities enter into prenuptial agreements to avoid conflict when they divorce and to minimize the amount they have to pay. Without a prenuptial agreement, celebrities can be ordered to pay large settlements. As a general rule, prenup agreements don’t include child support because the rights of the child to support can’t be bargained away. [...]

Oct 21, 2020

Who Can Benefit Most from Collaborative Law?

By |October 21st, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Collaborative divorce is a non-conventional way to move forward with illegal divorce. It allows both parties to resolve their differences and bring a dissolution to the marriage without much involvement by the court. For many, this alternative to a traditional divorce process is less stressful and less expensive, both financially and emotionally, to the entire [...]

Sep 3, 2020

Division of Property Rights When Spouses Own Investment Properties

By |September 3rd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

There are many different types of investment properties that earn an income: rental properties, condos, apartments, stocks, and many other types of real and personal property. Some of the investments provide a little extra cash for the owners. Other investments provide a livelihood. Some require extensive management such as making repairs and collecting rents. Other [...]

Jun 18, 2020

Why a Post-nuptial Agreement May Be a Good Idea

By |June 18th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

While it’s never romantic to think about the possibility of divorce while a marriage is thriving, there are many practical considerations that force spouses to think about post-nuptial agreements. For starters, before couples get married, they may not have much to discuss in terms of dividing their property. During marriages, couples have children and accumulate [...]

Jun 3, 2020

Will There Be a Divorce Boom Following the Pandemic?

By |June 3rd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

After World War II, the number of births around the globe increased significantly. This was the “baby boom,” and it wasn’t the only one – at least, not if the anecdotes are true. Different parts of the country have experienced smaller “booms” after disasters like hurricanes, tropical storms, and blackouts. Coronavirus isn’t likely to lead [...]

Mar 25, 2020

Issues Surrounding the Division of Retirement Plans in a Divorce

By |March 25th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

When it comes to property division after a divorce, the question often arises as to what portion of the divorced couple’s retirement accounts is each spouse entitled to receive. These retirement accounts can consist of a number of financial instruments such as employer-sponsored retirement savings accounts (401(k)s or 403(b)s, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) or defined [...]

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