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What Documentation do I Need During My Divorce?

9 March, 2010 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
This is an example of the documents I'll need in order to proceed with your divorce (this may change depending on your situation). Gathering some of these may involve a little time and effort on your part,but this is the documentation I need in order to protect your rights and make sure you ... read more...

How a Private Investigator Can Help Your Divorce

Would you believe your spouse is cheating? Would you like to know why there seems to be a lot of money missing? Is there a good reason to file for divorce? It may be that the best way to find out is to hire a private investigator. read more...

Your Divorce Consultation and What to Bring With You

If you have made an appointment for a divorce consultation, you should come to your consultation with the assumption that we may decide to go ahead with the divorce procedure. The process begins with composing several documents that must be signed and filed with the court.  The divorce ... read more...

Leave the Guns Out of the Divorce!

There's no doubt that a divorce can be a very difficult, uncomfortable, and maddening experience. I've had my fair share of angry clients, and I'll even admit that my first marriage ended badly and I carried some bitterness for quite a while. read more...

Why You Shouldn’t Pay Child Support Ahead of Schedule

22 December, 2009 by Lawrence in child support, Divorce
If you are paying child support to the Child Support Receiving Unit and you love staying out of jail, you need to read this post. This is a perfect example of how no good deed will go unpunished. read more...

Grounds for Divorce

13 November, 2009 by Lawrence in Divorce, Uncategorized
Tennessee is a fault-based state, which means that the person asking the court for a divorce must show that there is some basis, or reason, for the marriage to end. The statutes offer many different possible reasons (called "grounds"). read more...

Boring Sex and Bad Body Odor are International Problems

5 November, 2009 by Lawrence in Divorce, Staying married
If you are thinking that the high divorce rate is uniquely American, take a look at this article from Malaysia. In an effort to curb the rising divorce rate caused by "body odour, humdrum sex and boring pyjamas", the Malaysian government is hiring marriage consultants to teach people how to ... read more...

Can I get a divorce if I can’t find my spouse?

3 November, 2009 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
For various reasons, married couples sometimes split without ever ending their marriage. Eventually one of them will want to marry somebody else, but they have this problem of the old marriage hanging around like an unsightly tumor and the previous spouse is nowhere to be found. read more...

Lessons Learned as John and Kate Fight to be the Bigger Scumbag

19 October, 2009 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
I don't know what's wrong with these two, but I bet it's hard to spell. I can't help but notice that neither of them talk about the kids unless they're either trying to build sympathy for their case or using them as a weapon against the other, as evidenced by the legal battle over "John & ... read more...

Letterman May be Facing Divorce

As could have been predicted, rumors are that Letterman's wife wants a divorce. If so, I'll be watching with interest as his case would touch on a couple of issues I've written about recently. I had written about whether or not Hugh Hefner's wife could use "adultery" as grounds, and I've ... read more...