Keeping the Marital Home in a Tennessee Divorce

The marital home is one of the most, if not the most, desirable assets when spouses divorce. When a couple splits up, often one spouse stays in the marital home and the other spouse moves out. Alternatively, the marital home is sold and the proceeds divided in accordance with the divorce property division agreement or…

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Why Should I Hire an Attorney for an Agreed Divorce?

Obtaining a divorce, even when you agree, isn’t as simple as you might think. There are specific requirements for filing for an “agreed divorce.” An experienced divorce lawyer can’t tell you if you qualify. If you don’t qualify, however, your attorney may be able to help. Your lawyer will also help you understand your rights.…

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How Property and Assets Are Valued in a Divorce

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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Cryptocurrency and Divorce: It’s Complicated

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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Divorce and Taxes in Tennessee

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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When Porn and Sex Addiction Can Lead to Divorce

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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