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There are limits to what a prenuptial agreement can accomplish

Tennessee residents and people elsewhere across the country who know a thing or two about family law prenuptial agreements -- maybe through reading or perhaps from personal experience -- understand well that they can be powerful legal instruments when used in a manner intended under applicable laws.

Does fault have to play a role in a Tennessee divorce?

When a person files for divorce, they are effectively asking a court to break the legal bonds that have tied them to the other person they united with through marriage. While many people enter marriages for love and companionship, they cannot simply declare their relationships over once those good feelings subside. Since marriage creates a legal union, a legal termination is required to end it, and that termination is divorce.

Mediate first, litigate if needed -- That is the Tennessee way

Are you getting ready to file for divorce? Are you afraid of the litigation process? Thankfully, in Tennessee, couples who want to dissolve their marriages must try mediation before litigating the matter.

Father's rights gaining momentum in Tennessee: Two key changes

The law often evolves. These changes can reflect an attempt to right a wrong, an attempt to adjust the current law so that its application is more likely to result in justice. This is true for all areas of law, including family law.

Don't let your assets waltz away after your Tennessee divorce

Anyone who has worked hard to provide a good life for his or her family deserves to know that his or her efforts were not in vain. Unfortunately, when a marriage breaks up it can be hard to predict what will happen to all the assets you've accumulated during a divorce. 

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