After several years of marriage, you and your spouse are thinking about parting ways. When you are preparing to end a marriage, you will have several options to choose from. Three of the most common include separation, annulment and divorce.
The Christmas tree has been taken down, the New Year’s party hats are packed away and things are settling back into a normal routine. Does the post-holiday season tend to give you the blues? If yes, then you are not alone. In fact, the first weeks of January tend to make a lot of people feel down—but not necessarily for the same reasons.
Let’s face it, the word “divorce” has some pretty negative connotations. Of course, this isn’t true for every couple. Some couples are able to divorce amicably by using a relatively painless mediation process. For other couples, though, the d-word’s negative connotations are more than justified.
Divorce is full of uncertainty. After building a live with your spouse, you may be wondering what lies in the future. No doubt, you have a lot of questions on your mind. There are some questions that are more important to ask than others-- questions about legalities, finances and the divorce process. We have compiled a list of some important questions that you should ask yourself if you are getting a divorce.
If there comes a point when divorce is on your mind, it's only natural to turn your attention to the division of property (both assets and debts).
With the advent of e-mail, social media and smartphones, one would think that infidelity is much easier. More people frequent sites such as Backpage.com or Craigslist to find random hookups, explore fantasies or flirt with people they would not normally meet. Married people may also use Facebook to reunite with long-lost flames or see about opportunities with flirty co-workers.
As much as you may want to keep your divorce a closely guarded secret, it is natural to confide in friends and family members as you dissolve your marriage. However, announcing it invariably leads to advice about what you should be entitled to and how you should treat your soon-to-be ex based on their experiences or what they may see on television.
People lead different lives in Tennessee and each one is unique despite what people see on the outside. Just as each marriage is unique, each divorce is unique as well. Each divorce may deal with similar issues, but how those issues are decided vary depending on the circumstances of the marriage.
It seems like every week we hear about yet another celebrity breakup. While many of them are short-lived, if there are substantial assets involved, one side could stand to gain from the breakup. Even for non-celebrities, if you or your spouse has a high net worth, things could get tricky when trying to resolve property division.
Divorce can be a challenging time in the lives of Tennessee residents. There is much that can weigh heavily on the minds of the soon to be divorced, including such weighty issues as child custody, child support, alimony and property division. Property division, for those with many assets, can be a particularly stressful situation. Without a prenuptial agreement in place, there are a number of ways that property division can play out. Obviously, there can be numerous complexities involved.