You can control the cost of your divorce

Getting a divorce is going to cost you some money. There are things you don't want to scrimp on -- like having experienced legal representation. However, how much your divorce ends up costing you largely depends on you and your spouse. The more time you have to spend...

Why should unmarried couples get a ‘cohabitation agreement?’

Many couples of all ages decide to live together -- either instead of getting married or perhaps as an interim step before determining whether marriage is right for them. If you and your significant other have decided to share a home, you are likely going to be buying...

Parental alienation after divorce is not okay

You and your ex don't have to get along all the time. In fact, it is logical to assume that you don't, since you decided you no longer wanted to be married to each other. However, like most Tennessee parents, you want what's best for your children, especially as you...

Should you file for divorce or wait to be served?

When couples decide to divorce, the action must be initiated by one partner and answered by the other. The one who initiates the action is the petitioner or plaintiff and the one who answers it is the respondent or defendant. Clients frequently want to know whether...

Do you suspect your spouse of infidelity?

When you got married, you and your spouse likely shared common hopes and dreams for your relationship and your future life together. Perhaps numerous years have passed since then and you have worked together to make some of those dreams come true, such as having...

First summer after divorce? Follow these co-parenting tips

Summer is here, which means the sun is shining and your children are out of school. But while your children may look forward to this time of year, the divorce may throw a wrench into their plans and ideas. The first summer after you and your ex split up can be...

Tips for divorcing a spouse who is a coworker

Ending a marriage is full of many challenges. Many Clarksville couples find it easier to get through the divorce process by establishing separate residences and limiting the time they are around each other. Couples who happen to work together face all sorts of unique...

Prenuptial agreements protect even those without much wealth

If you are like many of your Clarksville neighbors, you may believe prenuptial agreements are only for those who have significant assets. After all, if you do not have much wealth, you may think you do not have anything of value you need to protect. Still, prenuptial...

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