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Advice for uncomplicating your divorce proceedings

The typical Tennessee divorce has a lot of legal complexities that must be dealt with -- both by the spouses and the lawyers representing them. Even a fairly straightforward breakup that doesn't involve children or a lot of assets can require many steps. Let's take a look at a few tips that divorcing spouses can use to simplify the process:

Tennessee law and marital property

One of the most trying parts of divorce has to do with the divvying up of your marital assets. When more money is involved, asset division proceedings tend become more stressful and more complicated. One of the most important issues relating to marital property division is the definition of marital property itself. These definitions can vary from state to state, so let's take a look the way Tennessee law addresses this issue.

Prenuptial agreements gaining popularity among millennials

Young adults from the so-called "millennial generation" are opting to sign prenuptial agreements before getting married. According to one prenup-signing millennial who is planning her wedding for next summer, the document is practical in this day and age, considering how common divorce has become.

How to divide an iTunes music library during a divorce

Most Tennessee spouses undergoing divorce think about their family home, vehicles, art, bank accounts and other assets when it comes to asset division. However, in the age of the internet, we also have to think about our digital assets when it comes to deciding who will own what after a split. So, what happens to digital assets like an iTunes library, for example?

Marital property division in Tennessee

In divorce proceedings, Tennessee residents have to decide who gets what when it comes to marital assets. If the spouses themselves cannot decide, however, then a court will make the decision for them, and it might not be what's best for all parties concerned. As such, spouses are always encouraged to do whatever they can to come to an asset division settlement out of court whenever possible.

Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce

The famed heiress and daughter of Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley, filed for divorce following her 10-year marriage to Michael Lockwood. Presley, who is believed to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, cited irreconcilable differences in the divorce filing as the reason for the breakup. The official date of separation in the divorce has been listed as June 13.

Succeed in Tennessee divorce court with these tips

When it comes to a divorce, there isn't a quick and easy way to finish the process in the blink of an eye. However, if a person plays their cards right, they can reap the benefits of a well-planned, well-managed and well-thought out property division. If a married couple is seeking a divorce, they will need to settle issues such as child custody and division of marital property, to name a few. Here are some tips on how to better handle the process for a more favorable divorce settlement.

Equitable division of property could affect alimony payments

The idea behind marriage is simple, two people become one person legally. After such an arrangement, it can be difficult to discern where one person starts and the other person stops. But, these are important distinctions when it comes to a Tennessee divorce and thus, property division.

Getting started: how marital property is divided in a TN divorce

So you are thinking about divorcing your spouse? Regardless of how long you have been married, there will certainly be issues to sort out. One of the issues that divorcing couples often have many questions about is the topic of property division. Most divorcing spouses must go through the process of property division, which is supposed to achieve an equitable division of assets and liabilities.

Don't stress over the asset division portion of your TN divorce

Attention to detail and patience are two great attributes to have during the property division portion of a Tennessee divorce. Depending on the amount of assets at issue, and the length of the marriage, property division can be a lengthy and difficult process. Although many couples think of property as items such as a house and a savings account, some couples have much more property that needs to be split in an asset division. Furthermore, liabilities like credit card debt or auto loans are often the responsibility of both parties in an asset division.

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