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I would like to know can you get a divorce first in Tn and…

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I would like to know can you get a divorce first in Tn and settle your property later there are no children involved

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Tennessee

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I'm sorry, I posted that to the wrong thread.

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Family Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 10 months ago

Ok. The answer to your question is no. You would have to come up with some sort of property settlement agreement ahead of filing for divorce. The judge won’t be able to grant the divorce unless you have come to an agreement on the property. Even if it means that you and her take everything you came into the marriage with, it’ll still be required.

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