Although divorce can be overwhelming, uncontested divorces are often less devastating to your emotions and finances than are contested ones. While certain divorces devolve into bad soap operas, yours doesn't have to. Instead, Tennessee’s uncontested divorce process allows spouses to reach their own
When couples divorce in Tennessee, state law allows courts to order one spouse to provide financial support to the other (the “supported spouse”). These payments are called alimony. When the supported spouse remarries, however, the paying spouse will usually want to stop making alimony payments.
What are the Grounds for Divorce in Tennessee? When filing for divorce in Tennessee, you must identify the reasons why you want to end your marriage, or the "grounds" for your divorce. Tennessee allows couples to file for divorce based upon fault or no-fault grounds.