Tennessee operates as an equitable distribution state when the property is divided during divorce proceedings. This means that the property won’t technically be split 50-50 between the two spouses. Instead, the court will determine the equitable and fair distribution of the property after hearing both sides of the case. When going through a Maryville contested…

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As a divorced or soon-to-be divorced parent, one of your biggest priorities is likely ensuring you have the most time as possible with your child. When drafting a custody agreement, our clients always have the same question, “How much time will I get to spend with my kid?” It’s a great question and one attorneys…

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Cryptocurrency. It’s in the news a lot these days, and not just because it’s becoming an increasingly popular financial asset. It’s also adding a new level of complexity to some divorce proceedings. The division of marital assets can be challenging enough when it only involves traditional financial assets such as savings accounts, pensions, 401(k) accounts,…

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Two significant life events that can have a big impact on your taxes are marriage and divorce. And with this year’s tax deadline moved to May 17, if you are in the process of divorcing or are newly divorced, it’s important to understand the effects your divorce may have on your 2020 tax filing. If…

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Sometimes parking lots can feel like the old Wild West – lawless territory with “every man for himself.” And although we know that’s not actually true, if you’ve driven or walked through a crowded parking lot lately, you likely understand  what we mean. Parking lots, whether at a shopping center, place of worship, or school,…

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The internet provides us with a wealth of information and entertainment. During the COVID-19 pandemic especially, being online has helped millions of people around the world stay connected socially, for work, for school, and countless other valuable reasons. However, the internet isn’t all Zoom meetings and social media. For many people, it does have its…

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When it comes to discord in marriages, everyone is likely to agree that domestic violence makes the top of the list for reasons to get out. It sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Depending on the type of domestic violence you or a loved one is subjected to, it can be terribly difficult to just pack…

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Some couples just know when their marriage is over, but others remain hopeful that they’re just going through a rough patch that will pass in time. Sometimes that’s the case but you have to keep your eyes open to what’s going on and read the signs that your spouse may already have one foot out…

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