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Conservator Gets an Annulment for Her Father

Since I recently posted a blog about annulment but I haven’t posted anything about conservatorships in a while, I decided to show an example how a conservator can use an annulment to keep someone from taking advantage of her father. This case is Nave v. Nave, (173 S.W.3d 766, for the ... read more...

What is an Annulment?

7 March, 2013 by Lawrence in annulment, marriage
Both an annulment and a divorce will end a marriage, but an annulment is retroactive, meaning it erases the marriage from its beginning almost as if the marriage had never existed at all.  This is appropriate if your marriage has some defect that caused it to be invalid on the day of your ... read more...

5 Reasons You Don’t Need a Prenuptial Agreement

I previously gave some reasons why engaged couples should consider a prenuptial agreement. Here, I'm going to share the most common reasons why people may choose not to have such an agreement. read more...

6 Reasons You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements are no longer just for wealthy or famous people. Many modern marriages could benefit from planning ahead and if you are about to get married, you might be surprised what a well drafted agreement can do for you. read more...

Reese Witherspoon’s father a bigamist?

Reese Witherspoon's parents, Mary Elizabeth and John Witherspoon, may have a problem. Mary Elizabeth filed a petition in Davidson county on May 9th, 2012 accusing her husband of running off to Gatlinburg, TN and marrying another woman. read more...

Requirements for a Valid Marriage in Tennessee

10 May, 2012 by Lawrence in marriage
Tennessee has several requirements to form a valid marriage. read more...