Grounds For Divorce
While there are several fault-based grounds for divorce in Tennessee, "irreconcilable differences" is the "no-fault" grounds for divorce and is the most commonly used. DivorceWriter provides no-fault (uncontested) divorce forms.
Tennessee Residency Requirements
If at least one spouse has lived in Tennessee for the past 6 months, either spouse can file for divorce there. Otherwise, as long as at least one spouse was living in Tennessee when you decided to get divorced, either spouse can file for divorce there regardless of how long either of you has lived in Tennessee.
Filing Your Tennessee Divorce
The basic steps for filing your Tennessee divorce with DivorceWriter are as follows:
- You and your spouse review and sign your documents.
- One spouse files them with the Circuit Court Clerk.
- The Judge finalizes the divorce by signing your Divorce Decree.
Division of property & debt, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), spousal support, and more are covered.