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Tennessee Divorce

The Tennessee Family Law Center is a resource on divorce and family law in the State of Tennessee for non-lawyers and pro se litigants. Please let us know if we have omitted a link to an important state resource and we will gladly add it.

Courts and Community Resources

Lawyers and Divorce
Mediation
Glossary of Family Law Terms
Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts
Tennessee Bar Association
University of Tennessee College of Law - Law Library
TennLegalAid
TennHelp.com - Statewide directory of Tennessee Agencies providing help to those in need

State Statutory Resources

If you wish to review your State's Statutes or Code, click the links below:

Tennessee Code
Constitution of Tennessee

Divorce Law

Tennessee law allows two types of divorces, fault and no-fault grounds. No-fault grounds are "irreconcilable differences." Fault grounds include, but are not limited to, adultery, bigamy, desertion, as well as numerous other grounds. For more information, please refer to Tennessee Code, Chapter 36 (36-4-101).

Divorce in Tennessee - general information from the Nashville Bar Association
"What You Need to Know About Divorce" - informational pamphlet from the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Parenting Plan as Part of a Divorce - information from TennLegalAid.com

Marriage and Living Together Laws

Tennessee Marriage License Information

Child Support

Tennessee Child Support Guidelines
Tennessee Child Support Calculator and Worksheets - provided by Tennessee Dept. of Human Services
Tennessee Department of Human Services
"How to Solve Child Support Problems in Tennessee" - all counties except Davidson - informational pamphlet from the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
"How to Solve Child Support Problems in Tennessee" - Davidson County - informational pamphlet from the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Child Support Explained

Child Custody and Visitation Law

Parenting Plan as Part of a Divorce - information from TennLegalAid.com
Child Custody and Visitation - Tennessee Code - Title 36, Ch. 6
FAQ on Child Custody and Visitation
Child Custody Resources

Property Division

Tennessee is an "equitable distribution" of property state.

Distribution of Marital Property - Tennessee Code - Title 36, Ch. 4, Sec. 121