Divorce – Separating a family is never easy. MHPS family law attorneys endeavor to assist clients in designing their future through crafting settlements which both parties are comfortable with. A Marital Dissolution Agreement is a settlement agreement which provides for the division of assets and debts, spousal support, and more. If children are involved, executing a Permanent Parenting Plan is necessary for settlement, which provides for child custody and support. If an agreement can be reached, clients have the opportunity to determine what is best for their family, rather than having a Judge decide. In the event an agreement cannot be reached, our experienced family law attorneys have the tools necessary to take the case to trial.
Divorce Mediation – Tennessee statutes require that parties to a divorce attend mediation before setting a case for trial, absent a few specific circumstances. Mediation is an opportunity for couples to construct and negotiate agreements in lieu of lengthy and expensive court proceedings, while also generally achieving more favorable results. In divorce mediation, an impartial attorney who is specially trained in mediation will assist parties in reaching an agreement on issues such as the division of assets and debts, spousal support, child custody, and child support. Our family law attorneys have ample experience negotiating agreements through mediation, and advise anyone planning to attend divorce mediation to have an attorney present to assist.
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements – A key to successful future planning is to make sure you and your spouse agree on certain issues before or during a marriage. Our attorneys can assist couples in the Nashville area with negotiating, drafting, and executing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. These contracts can establish terms for things like asset division and spousal support in the event of a marriage’s dissolution.