How Do Divorce Courts Determine Who Gets What in Tennessee?

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In Tennessee, judges divide marital property along the lines of "equitable distribution," which is not necessarily equal but takes into account each spouse's needs and means. For instance, a judge will consider the tangible contributions to the marriage made by each party; the amount of Social Security and other retirement benefits available to each party; and the duration of the marriage. Fault is not factored into property division orders.

Learn more about how the value of a given marital asset is determined here: https://bit.ly/2KNKH9j