How Alimony is Calculated in Tennessee

Among the various decisions and surprises that you may face as part of your divorce is establishing how much alimony will be paid by one spouse to the other.  This can be a vexing problem because where child support is set using a cut-and-dry calculation, alimony is...

FAQ

You should find answers to most of your questions below.  The links are organized by category.   Divorce basics: Requirements for a valid marriage A summary of divorce procedure Grounds for divorce Irreconcilable differences What is an order of protection? What...

Irreconcilable Differences

The vast majority of divorces in Tennessee are filed using the grounds of “irreconcilable differences”.  This type of divorce is what might be called a “no-fault divorce” in other states, as neither party needs to put any blame on the other for any sort of...