Tennessee Divorce Attorney

Tennessee Divorce, Alimony and Property Division

Franklin TN Divorce Attorney

Tennessee divorces can be drawn out and become more complex than need be if not handled properly. Sam Cross is an experienced litigator practicing in the Middle Tennessee area including, Franklin, TN, Brentwood, TN, Nashville, TN Columbia, TN and Murfreesboro.

If you believe you need a divorce lawyer or simply wish to learn your options and what they entail, contact our office for a consultation. If you’d like to learn more about Tennessee divorce before you schedule your appointment, please review the topics below.

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Uncontested Divorce

In an uncontested divorce, also known as an irreconcilable differences divorce, the parties must agree on the property settlement and the child custody and visitation schedule. Its a wonderful situation that can save time, stress, and money. It still involves legal proceedings, legal documents & in a court of law and you can benefit tremendously from a lawyer.

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Contested Divorce

Divorce is a serious life changing event bringing financial and emotional challenges in its wake. When the parties cannot file an uncontested divorce based on irreconcilable differences, the parties will need to state grounds to initiate their complaint for divorce. A Final Divorce Decree, Marital Dissolution Agreement and Parenting Plan can have long lasting legal obligations imposed on the parties. Get it right the first time.

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Alimony

There are four (4) types of Tennessee Alimony: 1) Alimony in Solido; 2) Alimony in Futuro; 3) Transitional Alimony; and 4) Rehabilitative Alimony. Each type of Alimony is suited for a different situation. Factors such as whether their duration, if they can be modified, and if it can terminate vary. Knowing the difference is critical.

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Grounds for Divorce

Domestic violence, stalking, harassment or other threats to the safety of another can result in both criminal and civil charges. An Order of Protection is a civil order telling the other party to not have contact with the other, directly or indirectly. It is critical you act quickly when filing or defending these particular type of claims.

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Property Division

Who keeps the house, cars, vacation property, stocks, bank accounts, and other dividable assets? Everyone wants the assets, but what about the marital debts? You work hard for what you have and your concern is absolutely justified. You need an attorney that can fight for an equitable distribution to get you what you deserve.

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Order of Protection

Domestic violence, stalking, harassment or other threats to the safety of another can result in both criminal and civil charges. An Order of Protection is a civil order telling the other party to not have contact with the other, directly or indirectly. It is critical you act quickly when filing or defending these particular type of claims.

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