Family Law

Oct 27, 2021

What Makes a Prenuptial Agreement Invalid?

By |October 27th, 2021|Family Law|0 Comments

Requesting a future spouse to sign a prenuptial agreement is not a sign of strife to come in a marriage.  There is a healthy and beneficial way for partners to initiate conversations about signing prenuptial agreements for future spouses; one of those ways does not include springing prenups on future spouses at the last minute. [...]

Sep 29, 2021

Detangling Affairs: How to Purge Your Digital Life When Your Relationship Ends

By |September 29th, 2021|Family Law|0 Comments

We recently wrote about protecting yourself at the start of your marriage by taking advantage of all of the benefits and protections that institution provides. A great many of those of advantages are conferred by comingling assets and consolidating bills (among others). Unfortunately, the protections and benefits of a relationship can become liabilities when that [...]

Sep 2, 2021

How Finances Affect the Decision to Stay in or Leave a Marriage

By |September 2nd, 2021|Family Law|0 Comments

Stable marriages involve many different factors. Love, companionship, loyalty, children, growing together, and intimacy are just some of the many reasons people stay together. Finances are another important factor, and they can make – or break – a marriage. Today, we want to look at why unstable finances can keep unhappy couples together, and why [...]

Jun 23, 2021

What Factors Affect Spousal Support in Tennessee?

By |June 23rd, 2021|Family Law|0 Comments

Tennessee has four types of alimony. Before reviewing what issues can affect entitlement (or non-entitlement) to spousal support and the amount and length of spousal support, it’s important to understand these four types of possible alimony awards. The four types of Tennessee alimony support are set forth in Tennessee Code § 36-5-121: Rehabilitative alimony. This type [...]