Midvale, UT asked in Divorce and Family Law for Tennessee

Q: Wife left me on 7/7, I have a pension which began 7/1 of same year, does it need to be factored into divorce

She actually left me on 6/30, before my pension began. I have documentation proving the date of abandonment. I am trying to complete a quick and easy divorce by using the documents that are provided on the Tennessee government website. However, it states I cannot use these if I have a pension.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Hire a TN attorney to file the Divorce. Defendant may agree to IR Divorce, but if not you will need grounds. In a contested DV, she will discover the Pension property and claim it is marital property. If you cannot get her to agree to an IR DV prior to filing, you may not want to file the DV.

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