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Determine how you are comfortable dividing property in divorce

On Behalf of | Dec 15, 2017 | Property Division

Your possessions are a hallmark of your accomplishments. Whether you have a high-value portfolio or have a few assets, having to divide these during a divorce can be a challenging prospect. If you are going through a divorce, this is exactly what you are going to have to do. We are here to help you learn about your options and what Tennessee laws say about property division.

There are a few ways that you might decide how property is divided. One of the longest ways to do this is to have the court decide. This can draw the divorce out longer than what is possible if you can work together with your ex to come to the terms on your own.

Going to court isn’t something that is off limits, but if you want the fastest divorce possible, you likely need to avoid litigation. Going to court means waiting for a date on the court docket and then having a trial that lays out all the issues. This can take time.

If you and your ex do work together to negotiate the property division, remember that this is a compromise. You have to determine what points you will back off on and which ones you will stand firm on. Knowing this before you walk into the negotiations can help you to stay focused on what’s important to you.

We recognize that having an outside party help you evaluate the options might be necessary. We can help you look at all of this from the outside looking in. This might help you balance mindful decisions and emotion-fueled choices.

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