Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights, Family, and Future in Divorce Cases
While divorce is often a highly emotional and stressful process, it is a huge step forward toward a fresh start. At the Chattanooga office of the Law Offices of Meredith Mochel, our attorneys understand what you are going through. We are committed to helping you understand all of the facets of your divorce case and how to choose the best solution that suits your needs and goals.
Property Division in Tennessee and Georgia
Tennessee and Georgia are equitable distribution states. This means that any property and assets acquired since the date of the marriage are considered marital property and are subject to equitable and fair division. However, this does not necessarily mean an exact, even 50-50 split between the two parties. It is so important to have an attorney on your side during property division, as your lawyer can fight for the property and assets to which you are entitled.
How Is Alimony Handled?
In order to support a spouse and their lifestyle before, during, or after a divorce, alimony may be ordered. The alimony order will detail the length of time the payments will be made as well as the amount of the payments. Sometimes referred to as spousal support, there are four different types of alimony that may be ordered:
- Periodic alimony (alimony in futuro)
- Transitional alimony
- Rehabilitative alimony
- Lump-sum alimony (alimony in solido)
We are highly knowledgeable of these different types of alimony and can explain all of them to you, including whether or not you are entitled to alimony or will be obligated to pay.
Issues That Involve Children
When parents are divorcing, it is essential to keep the best interests of the children in mind at all times. We work tirelessly to see that our clients and their children are protected when seeking child custody, visitation, and child support arrangements. Our lawyers take the time to explain all the different aspects of these situations to help you understand how any potential outcomes may affect your family.
Take the First Step Forward Now
We are on your side throughout your divorce case. Talk to our firm today and let’s get started. To schedule a consultation, please call our office at (423) 250-1499. You can also send us a message through our online form, and we will get back to you shortly.
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