Uncontested Divorce in Tennessee
When both parties involved in a marriage have worked out the important issues pertaining to their divorce without court help, it is considered an uncontested divorce. Uncontested divorce, often called the simple divorce, is very common due to its simplicity and low cost. If a husband and wife can agree on the terms for division of property, child custody and child support issues, then they can usually separate amicably.
Even though you and your spouse may be parting on good terms and agreeing on important issues, it is still in your best interest to speak with a Tennessee divorce attorney. The Law Offices of Danny C. Garland, II has handled many uncontested divorce cases successfully. When you work with an attorney at our firm, you can be assured that you will be retaining an experienced divorce attorney who will guide you through this process.
At the Law Offices of Danny C. Garland, II, we handle uncontested divorce cases throughout Knox, Blount, Anderson, and Sevier Counties. We are skilled in obtaining favorable outcomes for our clients in regards to property distribution, child custody, child support and visitation.
Requirements for an Uncontested Divorce in Tennessee:
If you have children, you and your spouse must agree child custody and the exact amount of child support.
Also, a Marital Dissolution is needed to resolve the asset and debt issues, including:
Property to divide between the two of you. This includes bank accounts, pensions, real and personal property. In the state of Tennessee, it does not matter whose name is on the accounts or the property. Any property acquired during the marriage is considered marital property and is subject to equitable distribution. Also, any increase in value of separate property may be subject to equitable distribution.
The responsibility for the debts aquired during marriage.
- An attorney will only represent you. Under no circumstances will a lawyer at our office represent both the husband and wife. There are ethical principles involved, and our Firm takes these into close consideration.
When you work with an attorney at our firm, we will go through the key issues surrounding your divorce. We will also prepare all legal documents for the execution of your divorce and send them to your spouse so they can be signed. Your attorney will listen to what you have to say and answer all of your questions. We pride ourselves in providing our clients with the information they need keep the process simple, prompt, and painless.