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NASHVILLE DIVORCE AND THE HOUSE

Posted on April 7, 2020

I was meeting with clients in my Brentwood office today and we discussed what to do with the marital residence.  Because they have three children, they would like to keep the house.  But, they could not afford to both have a residence large enough for three children.  So, they came to a...…

DIVORCE IN TN AND COMMON QUESTIONS

Posted on August 30, 2020

I received a phone call this morning from a man who has been thinking about divorce for about 6 months.  He and his wife have agreed their marriage is no longer working.  They have both reached out to divorce attorneys and were not pleased with the aggressive, take no prisoners approach from the...…

Buying a House During a Divorce - Renting vs Purchasing Your Next Home

Posted on June 30, 2011

Purchasing a Home During Divorce Process I do not encourage my clients to buy a house, condo or townhouse etc. during the divorce or within the first year of the divorce. The reason for this is simple. Research has shown that divorce is the second most emotionally traumatic event you will...…

Beware of the Pitfalls of Pensions During Divorce

Posted on September 23, 2011

Pension Details During Divorce–Tennessee Important Facts A client came to my Nashville office yesterday and said "I want to request a portion of my husband's pension in the divorce settlement. His first wife got a portion of his retirement funds and I deserve some too." I asked her if the...…

Customize Your Divorce Settlement to Meet the Needs of Your Family

Posted on March 27, 2013

If couples hope to achieve a fair divorce settlement that is acceptable to both spouses, thinking outside the box is essential. I've never had the exact same settlement for any of my Nashville clients because each family is unique and so are the solutions to their problems. A settlement that I am...…

Basic Information Regarding a Quit Claim Deed

Posted on November 2, 2012

Many divorces involve selling the marital residence or transfer of it from one spouse to the other. In order to remove a spouse from a property deed post divorce, a quit claim deed must be filed. Your spouse must agree to the transfer. You cannot remove them from the property deed without their...…