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How a Nashville Matrimonial Lawyer Can Help

Since Tennessee is an equitable distribution state, the property is not necessarily divided evenly between parting spouses.  The courts take many factors into consideration, including the contribution each partner made to the marital estate.  Courts consider how to split up the following kinds of assets:

  • Real estate
  • Cars and furniture
  • Pension plans and retirement accounts
  • Cash values in insurance policies and bank accounts
  • Business profits, inventory, and accounts receivables
  • Jewelry and other valuables
  • Gifts and inheritances

Consult a Nashville matrimonial attorney for thoughtful marriage planning

Divorcing couples often fight bitterly over assets, including the children, to spite each other or win a personal victory.  That is why most matrimonial lawyers in Nashville recommend entering into a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage, when couples are still receptive to fairness and mutual respect.

In the prenuptial agreement, known as a prenup, couples decide exactly how their property and debts will be divided as well as how child custody and visitation will be handled, all before they are even married.

Matrimonial attorneys in Nashville can provide the agreements you need

Nashville matrimonial attorneys can also draw up post-nuptial agreements to make these decisions during the marriage.  Cohabitation agreements define the rights and obligations of two unmarried people who live together.

Karen Cain, Attorney at Law, is a matrimonial lawyer in Nashville who has extensive experience in marital law, including the following areas:

  • Divorce and property division
  • Spousal support and alimony
  • Prenuptial and other agreements
  • Child custody and child support

If divorce becomes inevitable, Attorney Karen Cain provides dedicated legal counsel, including alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration. However she is also able to fight for your rights and interests in the courtroom.

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If you are looking for a Nashville matrimonial attorney to help you with a prenuptial or other type of agreement, Attorney Karen Cain can provide you with experienced, knowledgeable, cost-effective legal counsel on all aspects of Nashville matrimonial law.

The Law Office of Karen Cain, Attorney at Law, is easily accessible by public transportation as well as local interstates, with plenty of free parking.  To schedule your free initial consultation, please call our Nashville matrimonial attorneys at 615-467-1804 or fill out our Quick Contact online form.

Karen Cain, Attorney at Law serves clients in the metro-Nashville Davidson County area and all middle Tennessee counties.

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